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

Trainings

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

Rural Waste Reduction

The New Mexico Recycling Coalition received a competitive grant from the USDA's Rural Utilities Services in October of 2020.  The funding supports efforts through September of 2021 to divert material from landfills within New Mexico’s smallest communities of 10,000 residents or less.  This will be accomplished through the establishment of reuse centers, backyard compost trainings, repair clinics and zero waste activities. Sign up for virtual trainings and learn more HERE

Resources

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

Fix It Clinics & Trainings

Santa Fe's virtual Fix It Clinic is on February 20th at 10am.  Learn more and register HERE.  In-person Recycling & Compost Facility Operator Certification Courses are currently not possible due to COVID-19.  However, certified recycling and compost operators may take online trainings to earn their required 24 continuing education units for recertification.  NMRC now offers 8 CEUs via online training that can be applied towards this 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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