State of New Mexico > Environment Department > Solid Waste Bureau

Harold Runnels Building Room N2150
1190 St. Francis Drive - P.0. Box 5469 Santa Fe, 87502-5469
Phone: (505) 827-0197 Fax: (505) 827-2902

Auralie Ashley-Marx, Bureau Chief                            Organizational Chart

We promote and assure sound solid waste management practices that improve public health and protect New Mexico's air, land, and water

Recycling and Illegal Dumping Alliance Meeting:

The RAID Alliance will meet to set grant priorities for the upcoming RAID grant cycle.  The meeting is open to the public.

When: Wednesday, November 12th 9:00 a.m.

Where: NMED District I office located at 5500 San Antonio Dr., NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Please contact Tim Gray at 505-827-0129 or with any questions.

Proposed 2014 New Mexico Solid Waste Management Plan

The proposed final 2014 New Mexico Solid Waste Management Plan (“Plan”) is now ready for comments. This revision is substantively similar to the 2007 Plan, based on your comments in April 2013, with updated information and a new, strategic-plan format.

We hope you will review the Plan and send any comments to us for inclusion in the final version, to be published in December 2014. When commenting, please include the page and line numbers of the text your comment addresses, and please be as clear and concise as possible. We will consider all comments received by November 14, 2014. Please address comments to: Joan M. Snider, Solid Waste Bureau, Outreach Section,


The New Mexico Environment Department will hold a public hearing to consider the matter of the application by Northeastern New Mexico Regional Landfill, LLC for renewal and modification of the Northeastern New Mexico Regional Landfill (NENMRLF) permit. 

The hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 2014 in the Wagon Mound Public Schools auditorium, 300 Park Ave., Wagon Mound, New Mexico.  Public comment will be taken starting at 6:00 p.m., or as specified by the Hearing Officer, on November 17.  The hearing may continue on the following day(s) as determined by the Hearing Officer.  In lieu of verbal public comments, written statements may be submitted for the record at, or prior to, the hearing.

To view the complete Public Notice, please click on the links below:

Remaining Operator Certification Courses offered in 2014:

Transfer Station Certification Course

(Registration CLOSED)

November 4-6

Genoveva Chavez Center                                        3221 Rodeo Road                                                      Santa Fe, NM                     

Recycling Facility Operator Certification Course December 9-11

Albuquerque Fire Academy                                    11510 Sunset Gardens SW                            Albuquerque, NM    

Contact us: Solid Waste Bureau Staff

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