Disposal of Hazardous and other Materials in Taos County

Substance                       Where Dispose of                     Phone Contact

Cardboard, aluminum, glass Village of Taos Ski Valley,
38 Ocean Blvd.,
Taos Ski Valley, NM
575-776-8220 – Ray Keen
Take everything except:refrigerators with compressors, asbestos, oil, batteries, fresh paint Taos Regional Landfill, 24670 US 62, Taos, NM 575-751-3577 – Robert Ross
Aluminum (clip & cast), alternators, brass, bronze, copper, die cast, lead, radiators, auto batteries, transmissions Aguirre Recycling & Used Auto Parts
540 Camino del Medio,
Taos, NM
Auto oil, transmission fluid, hydraulic oil, auto batteries*no antifreeze Checker Auto Parts,
1336 Paseo del Pueblo Sur,
Taos, NM
Auto batteries Auto Zone,
525 Paseo de Pueblo Sur,
Taos, NM
Anything for resale except:refrigerators and clothes Habitat for Humanity Restore
Hwy 522,
Taos, NM
For recycling: textile, used clothing, fabric * no synthetics Wholly Rags112 Alexander St. B4,
Taos, NM
575-751-9862 – Melissa Larson
Cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass, white copy paper, newspaper Taos Recycling Center
*201 Bertha St.
Taos, NM
575-758-9679 – Barry Gober

Materials Accepted at the Town of Taos Recycling Center

Disposal Site:      Accepted Material:      Unaccepted Material:

Newspaper Bins Old newspapers, stapled magazines, cataloges, mixed paper, junk mail Phone books, plastic bags, trash, brown paper bags, egg cartons, cereal boxes, cracker boxes, glass, tin
Cardboard Bins Old corrugated cardboard, brown paper bags Waxed cardboard, six pack container, cereal boxes, egg cartons, purple vegetable dividers, newspaper, glass, tin, foam, plastic, plastic bags
Glass Bay Any color glass, ceramics, tile, glass plates, clean porcelain toilets, sinks Tin cans, aluminum, newspaper, cardboard, plastic bottles, plastic bags
Tin Can Bay Any type of tin can Aluminum cans, spray paint cans & one-gallon paint cans MUST BE EMPTY, plastic bottles
Aluminum Bay Aluminum CANS only Aluminum, newspaper, cardboard, plastic bottles, brown paper bags
Recycling Center Computers, printers, phones, radios NO TV’s
White Paper Bins(inside garage) Sorted white paper ONLY Colored paper, notebook paper, newspaper, junk mail