Recycling FAQs

Did you know that New Mexicans divert more than 20% of their waste stream?

Lean interesting facts about the recycling industry. Read More


Where Can You Recycle?

Discover where you can recycle in your community and location collection services. Start Your Search


Register today for a variety of recycling and composting training opportunities that lead to professional development as well as state and national certification. Learn More

Board of Directors - Nominations OPEN

The New Mexico Recycling Coalition is currently seeking nominations to serve on its volunteer board of directors. There are currently seven board seats up for election for the 2024-2025 board term. Nominations are due by Tuesday, September 19th. It's OK to nominate yourself.  Learn and make a nomination HERE.


NMRC has developed a variety of reports, guides and best practice documents that are helpful for communities and businesses to enhance their diversion programs. Read More 

NMRC is happy to host the NM's Taking Action on Plastic Waste campaign.  See the short documentary by Greg Polk, "New Mexicans Taking Action on Plastic Waste" and learn more HERE.

Conference & Trainings

The NM Recycling & Solid Waste Conference takes place September 19-20 at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown. There is an additional day of special trainings on September 21 to offer a total of 24 CEUs Click HERE to learn more, register as an attendee, exhibitor or sponsor!

Registration for the fall 2023 Recycling Facility Operators Course & Compost Facility Operator Course is now open.  Learn more and register here. NMRC also offers 8 CEUs via online training that can be applied towards this state recertification. Click here to learn more!


Since 1991, the New Mexico Recycling Coalition has served as a resource to provide recycling information to professionals in the field, as well as to the general public. Our mission is to lead New Mexico to value waste as a resource. We serve as recycling advocates partnering with a diverse group of stakeholders, communities, businesses, and grassroots activists to help build sustainable and efficient recycling programs.

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