How do I get my garbage picked up?

Residential garbage pick-up is included in the monthly water/sewer bill and is available only within the Town limits. Garbage should be placed in receptacles on the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the designated pick-up day. Trash is picked up one day a week only. For current residential pick up rates or for your collection day, contact City Hall (575) 538-3731 (select option 1 and option 1 again). If you would like to upgrade or downgrade your bin size, replace a broken bin, request a bin, missed pick-up, special pick-up, and complaints, please contact Universal Waste Systems at (505) 377-8833 or email

Commercial businesses may contact City Hall at (575) 538-3731 (select option 1 and option 1 again) to set up an account, and may contact Universal Waste Systems at phone (505) 377-8833 or email for their pick-up schedule and bin size requests.

Read Universal Waste Systems Spring and Summer Holiday Schedule 2020

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1. How can I get an item on the Council agenda?
2. What municipal voting district am I in?
3. How do I get a Town utility tap?
4. How do I get Town water and sewer service?
5. How do I get my garbage picked up?
6. Where is the landfill and what can I take there?
7. How do I avoid a past due account?
8. How do I recycle?
9. How do I get my water turned off for repairs?
10. How do I get my water meter tested?
11. Do I need to register my business and if so, how?
12. Where and when do I renew my business registration?
13. Where do I apply for a Vendor's Permit?
14. Where can I find information about the cemetery?
15. How do I contact Animal Control?
16. Where can I buy a Town zoning map?
17. Where do I register my chickens and livestock with the town?