Albuquerque Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Albuquerque trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Albuquerque is in New Mexico with Rio Rancho to the north, Santa Fe to the northeast, Las Cruces to the south, Roswell to the southeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Albuquerque Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit:

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Trash collection is delayed by one day for the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • New Year’s Day

If the holiday is observed on a weekend, no changes will occur to residential pick up.

Albuquerque Trash Collection Map

Albuquerque trash pickup schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Couches
  • Chairs
  • Mattresses
  • Bed frames
  • Refrigerator
  • freezer
  • air conditioner
  • stove
  • dish washers
  • washing machine
  • dryers
  • Lawn mower
  • water heater
  • televisions
  • sinks
  • toilets
  • etc

Appliances must be empty. Freezers/Fridges doors must be taped shut.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Empty all appliances before placing them on the curb.
  • No more than a standard pick-up load may be collected.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Albuquerque and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Albuquerque?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit:

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Albuquerque Public Works Department?


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