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Las Cruces Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Las Cruces trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Las Cruces is in New Mexico with Albuquerque and Los Lunas to the north, El Paso to the south, Tucson to the west, and Alamogordo to the northeast.

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.

Las Cruces Trash Collection Calendar 2024

To verify collection schedules, you may call Customer Service at 575-541-2111 or the Solid Waste Department at 575-528-3700.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • New Year’s Day

Residential customers whose service day lands on these holidays will have their containers serviced the following day even on Saturday.

Las Cruces Trash Collection Map

Las Cruces Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

The Grappler is a monthly residential service provided by Las Cruces Utilities to pick up large, bulky trash items that are too big to fit into your brown City trash container. 

Refer to the Grappler Calendar to verify your Grappler service day.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • The Grappler will pick up an amount equal to two-level half-ton pickup truck loads or 4 cubic yards which is equivalent to four 5’x3’x2’ adjacent piles. 
  • Extra trash
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Appliances

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Type of glass or mirrors
  • Cast iron sinks or bathtubs
  • Concrete
  • Flooring
  • Fluorescent bulbs or fixtures
  • Hazardous waste
  • Insulation or fiberglass
  • Paint
  • Roofing
  • Ammunition
  • Toilets or any ceramic appliances
  • Vehicle parts

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 Las Cruces and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

SCSWA provides residential curbside recycling collection services with in the Las Cruces city limits.

Here’s the link to the recycling collection schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Las Cruces?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area refer to the Grappler Calendar to verify your Grappler service day.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street, please call Customer Service at 575-541-2111 or the Solid Waste Department at 575-528-3700.

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6:00 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Las Cruces Customer Service?

Phone: 575-541-2111
Emergency Phone: 575-526-0500

Email: [email protected]

Physical Address: 700 N Main Street, City Hall, Las Cruces, NM 88001
Mailing Address: Las Cruces Utilities PO Box 20000 Las Cruces, NM 88004

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