Sunland Park Curbside Solid Waste

Since October 2012, SCSWA has provided solid waste curbside service to residents who reside within the city limits of Sunland Park, NM.  Residents are provided with trash carts and are serviced at least once a week.

How to Prepare for Your Weekly Service

  • Residents should ensure that their carts are placed out for servicing by 6:00 a.m. on their scheduled pick-up days.
  • Place carts at the curb or within 3 feet of the driving surface, road or lane with the opening facing the street or alley.
  • Ensure that your carts are at least 5 feet away from low hanging objects, trees, mailboxes, basketball hoops or other containers.
  • All residential garbage MUST be bagged and tied before placing in container which includes household waste, wet or moist waste like food, food containers, green fresh yard waste, pet waste, or disposable diapers.
  • Avoid "overflow", placing more in your solid waste container than what actually fits inside of it..  OVERFILLED CONTAINERS WILL NOT BE SERVICED. Max 300 lbs
  • For a second container, contact the customer service and one will be delivered for an additional charge of $7.97 per month.
  • Lids should be properly closed to prevent spillage and littering.
  • Bungee cords strapped to containers are NOT allowed.

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Large appliances and boxes; furniture or auto parts.

Concrete, rocks, dirt, sod, or livestock waste.

Construction, remodeling, or demolition material.

Hot ashes, oil, gas, paint, or any form of hazardous waste.

Tree trimmings that exceed two (2) feet.

"What if I have too much garbage for one (1) container?"

  • You can take excess trash to Camino Real Landfill at 1000 Camino Real, where a fee, depending on the total weight will be assessed.
  • You can arrange for a second container for an additional charge of $7.97 per month.
  • Remember that only waste placed in the container will be picked up.

"Who is responsible for the new container?"

  • The resident is responsible for any loss, theft, fire damage, or other damage caused by negligence or abuse of the container.
  • Containers damaged by customer will be assessed the cost of $51.00 to replace the container.
  • We will replace or repair container broken through normal use.
  • Each homeowner should record the serial number from the container assigned to his home.
  • It is the customer’s responsibility to keep their container clean by washing it as often as necessary.
  • Each homeowner is required to bag and tie all waste to help keep container(s) clean and odor free


New Solid Waste Rates for the City of Sunland Park – Effective June 2015

Fee for one container – $18.40
Additional container fee – $8.00 per container

SCSWA Holiday Schedule

Only three holidays will affect collection service:

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

There will be no collection on these holidays and collection services for the remainder of the affected week may be delayed by one day. The following week will return to the normal collection schedule.

Questions or concerns about your solid waste service? Call 575-528-3800

Questions or concers about your solid wast bill?  Call Camino Real Regional Utility Authority (CRRUA) at 575-589-1075.