Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful (KRRB) and Sandoval County will offer city of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County residents the chance to dispose of household hazardous waste for free. On Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., residents can bring items to the Santa Ana Star Center upper southwest parking lot, 3001 Civic Center Circle.
Motor oil, gasoline, cleaners, antifreeze, paints, solvents, herbicides, pesticides, compact fluorescent lamps, and batteries will be accepted at the collection. Tires, appliances, and other types of waste such as biohazard, commercial and electronic will not be accepted at this event.
Proof of residency, such as a utility statement and photo identification, will be required to utilize this collection. For more information, please call (505) 896-8389.
Residents of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County can recycle a variety of items year-round at the recycling center located adjacent to the Sandoval County Landfill, 2700 Iris Road. The recycling center, which is operated jointly by the city and county, is open every Saturday (except holidays) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items accepted include cardboard (broken down and flattened); white and mixed paper; plastics #1-7; aluminum; scrap metal; appliances including those with Freon; electronics including TVs (limit four per day, per vehicle); tires (limit four per day, per vehicle); clothing; eye glasses; and hearing aids.
KRRB is a division of the city of Rio Rancho’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department.
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