Our Facility

The Sandoval County Landfill and Composting Facility is located at 2708 Iris Rd NE, Rio Rancho, NM. Our hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.. We are closed on Sundays and on most holidays.

Cash only, no Credit Cards, Debit Cards or Personal Checks, Business checks are OK.

Loads larger than a standard pickup truck, must be in the gate before 3:30 pm or you will need to bring it back the next working day, this includes all trailers, no exceptions, due to time restraints of our normal operating hours.

***Please note that for safety, the County may halt landfill operations during high winds, rain or snow.

Landfill Items

Materials ACCEPTED at the landfill:

  • Residential waste
  • Residential recycling items (Starting June 23, 2018 for County residents who reside outside the City of Rio Rancho)
  • Residential Household Hazardous Waste  (Starting June 23, 2018 for County residents who reside outside the City of Rio Rancho)
    • Residential grade items to include: aerosol spray cans, televisions, pesticides, anti-freeze, fuels, paints, car batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, pool chemicals, cleaners, solvents, computers, oil/oil filters, bio medical waste (sharps), ammunition, fire arms, flares, fire works, propane tanks, burn barrels or ashes, barbecue charcoal, dead animals.
  • Construction & Demolition waste (no asbestos, must provide copy of document of inspection if building was built prior to 1980).

Materials NOT ACCEPTED at the landfill:

-Commercial Hazardous Waste, which typically includes the following commercial grade items:

  • Aerosol spray cans – Electronic Devices – Pesticides- Antifreeze- Fuels
  • Paints- Car Batteries- Florescent light Bulbs – Pool Chemicals – Cleaners
  • Mercury Containing Items – Solvents – Computers – Oil and Oil Filters
  • Bio Medical Waste (Sharps) – Ammunition – Fire Arms – Flares
  • Fire Works – Propane Tanks – Burning Trash – Burn Barrels or Ashes
  • Barbecue Charcoal – Dead Animals – Televisions

-Industrial Hazardous Waste or Industrial Solid Waste, which typically includes the following industrial grade items:

  • Aerosol spray cans – Electronic Devices – Pesticides- Antifreeze- Fuels
  • Paints- Car Batteries- Florescent light Bulbs – Pool Chemicals – Cleaners
  • Mercury Containing Items – Solvents – Computers – Oil and Oil Filters
  • Bio Medical Waste (Sharps) – Ammunition – Fire Arms – Flares
  • Fire Works – Propane Tanks – Burning Trash – Burn Barrels or Ashes
  • Barbecue Charcoal – Dead Animals – Televisions

-Metal Frame Demolition With Concrete

-Concrete larger than 3 feet

-Vehicle bodies and trailers to include the following:
Passenger vehicles, boats, trailers, camping trailers, overhead campers, mobile homes, motorcycles, engine blocks, riding lawnmowers and riding wheelchairs

Landfill Fee Schedule

Rates or Tipping Fees:
Cash only, no Credit Cards, Debit Cards or Personal Checks, Business checks are OK.

View a PDF Version of our Landfill Fee Schedule

Residential Fees

County Residents 

  • Per Bag: $0.50 each; Maximum 4 bags
  • Truck Bed Level 4x8x2: $4.75
  • Truck Bed Level 4x8x4: $9.50
  • Truck Trailer/Ton: $28.00
  • Tires: $2.50/tire
  • Appliances: $7.00
  • Green waste/Pickup: $3.25
  • Recycling Items: FREE
  • Household Hazardous Waste: TBD

Non-County Residents

  • Per Bag: $0.75; Maximum 4 bags
  • Truck Bed Level 4x8x2: $5.75
  • Truck Bed Level 4x8x4: $11.25
  • Truck Trailer/Ton: $29.00
  • Tires: $2.75 /tire
  • Appliances: $8.00
  • Green waste: $3.75

Commercial Fees

County 

  • Loose/Ton: $28.00
  • Compact/Ton: $29.00
  • Concrete/Ton: $30.00
  • Stumps/Ton: $38.00
  • Clean Fill/Ton: $11.25
  • Green waste/Ton: $18.00

Non-County

  • Loose/Ton: $29.00
  • Compact/Ton: $30.00
  • Concrete/Ton: $31.00
  • Stumps/Ton: $39.00
  • Clean Fill/Ton: $12.25
  • Green waste: $19.00

Compost and Mulch (wood chips) for sale
WHEN AVAILABLE

Residential Fees
County Residents

  • Compost Truck Load: $12.00
  • Mulch Truck: $7.00

Non-County Residents

  • Compost Truck Load: $13.00
  • Mulch Truck Load: $8.00

Commercial Fees
County 

  • Compost/Ton: $16.25
  • Mulch/Ton: $8.50

Non-County 

  • Compost/Ton: $17.25
  • Mulch/Ton: $9.50

All loads must be tarped, an additional no tarp fee will be added: $5 residential, $20 Commercial.

Recycling Information

Transfer Stations

Cuba – Collection or convenience station is located at 51 Southern All Around Road, Cuba, New Mexico

Hours of operation are Wednesday and Saturdays only from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., pick-up size loads only, no trailer or commercial loads. Trailer loads must go to the County landfill.

All loads must be tarped, an additional no tarp fee will be added: $5 residential, no commercial loads accepted.

Canon – Collection or convenience station is located at 118 Hwy 4, Canon, NM

Hours of operation are Wednesday and Saturdays only from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., pick-up size loads only, no trailer or commercial loads. Trailer loads must go to the County landfill.

All loads must be tarped, an additional no tarp fee will be added: $5 residential, no commercial loads accepted.

Pena Blanca – Collection or convenience station is located at22 Camino de Comunida, Pena Blanca, NM

Hours of operation are Wednesday and Saturdays only from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., pick-up size loads only, no trailer or commercial loads. Trailer loads must go to the County landfill.

All loads must be tarped, an additional no tarp fee will be added: $5 residential, no commercial loads accepted.