Community Recycling Sites

Open Monday-Saturday
8:30-5:30

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Gallup Cultural Center
201 E. Historic Highway 66

LBM Recreation Center
701 Montoya Blvd.


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ACCEPTING:

CARDBOARD
INCLUDE:
*Corrugated cardboard (3 layers with an inner wavy layer); dry, no residue
*Brown paper (shopping bags, heavy packaging paper)

DON’T INCLUDE:
*Waxed cardboard
*Other paper products

MIXED PAPER
INCLUDE:
*Junk mail, catalogs, brochures
*Paper (white, colored, shredded, computer, fax)
*Envelopes (with & without plastic windows)
*Newspaper, magazines
*Soft bound books
*Phone books
*Paper egg cartons
*Paper towel/toilet paper rolls
*Grey board (cereal boxes, six-pack containers, paper towel rolls)

DON’T INCLUDE:
*Aseptic cartons (juice, milk, soup, broth, and ice cream containers)

PLASTICS
INCLUDE #1 and #2 Plastics

Soda, water, salad dressing bottles, berry containers and detergent bottles, m
ilk jugs, shampoo bottles, food trays

DON’T INCLUDE:
*Plastics #3-#7 (yogurt containers, plastic cups, plastic bags, most prescription bottles)  Plastics #3-#7 can be dropped off at these Albuquerque locations

TAKE PLASTICS #2 & #4 (shopping bags & plastic wrap around items such as paper towels) to the drop-off for plastic bags at your local grocery store.  Make sure it has a recycle code on the bag

STEEL/TIN CANS
INCLUDE:
*Cans such as soup, beans & dog food cans
(Most cat food cans are aluminum, not steel, to check place a magnet on the can, if it sticks then it’s steel).

 ALUMINUM
INCLUDE:
*Cans

*Baking pans and foil 
*Cat food cans-most are made of aluminum- to check place a magnet on the can, if it does not stick then it’s aluminum.

 


Red Rock Ballon Rally Photo
Courtesy of Bruce Schuurmann