Placitas Recycling Center
We can only accept #1 and #2 plastic.
When? 2nd & 4th Saturdays per month. 8 am–1 pm.
Where? Hwy. 165 across from Comcast Cable.
How? Newspaper: Remove kraft paper inserts (see below); no magazines or catalogs.
Brown grocery bags: Clean. Loose or bagged. Kraft paper inserts may be included.
Cardboard (corrugated only): Remove excessive tape or staples. Flatten boxes.
Aluminum: Clean cans, foil, plates. Loose or bagged.
Plastic: #1 (clear) and #2 (milk bottles) only. The center cannot accept any bottles that have contained hazardous substances like motor oil or pesticides.
Paper: White ledger; no junk mail. Loose or bagged.
Glass: Not yet.
Steel/tin cans: Not accepted. No market.
Polystyrene peanuts: Double bagged only; no block Styrofoam.
Recycle volunteers needed for two hours every six months. Call 867-3077 if you can help.
Visit their Web site at www.placitasrecyclingcenter.homestead.com.