Grant County’s Solid Waste Department provides waste-handling and limited recycling services for the county; with stations in Hurley, Mimbres, Gila, and Hachita.
Landfill Fee / Residential
(Per dwelling) $15.75 per quarter
Commercial: Determined by individual type of business.
Note: Unpaid balance will be assessed a $5.00 late fee after due date.
Southwest New Mexico Regional Landfill
Location: Three (3) miles south on Ridge Road (318 Ridge Road)
Hours of Operation
Main Landfill: Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm
Convenience Station: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm Saturday: 8:00am – 3:30pm
Tri-City Transfer Station
Location: One (1) mile North of Hurley city limits on Highway 180
Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Saturday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Mimbres Transfer Station
Location: 2800 Hwy 35
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Cliff/Gila Transfer Station
Location: 182 Hwy 211
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday 9:00-5:00
Hours: Tuesday & Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Quarterly Billing Schedule
Southwest Solid Waste Authority: 575-388-8051
Office Location for Payments
Grant County Administration Building
1400 Highway 180 East
Silver City, NM 88061-7837
Phone: 575-574- 0024
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
CLOSED Saturdays, Sundays and County Holidays
Mailing Address for Payments
Grant County Solid Waste Department
PO Box 1030
Silver City, NM 88062-0089
You Can Also Pay Electronically: Click Here
Companies That Provide Trash Pickup Service In The Unincorporated Areas of Grant County
Garcia Waste Management: 575-313-6395
Roadrunner Disposal: 575-537-2991
Southwest Disposal: 575-524-8482
Only the following items can be recycled in Grant County:
- Corrugated Cardboard (boxes flattened)
- Waxy cardboard is not accepted
- Pizza Boxes, Cereal Boxes, 12 Pack Soda Boxes, and other similar paperboard materials are not accepted.
- Aluminum and tin cans
Corrugated Cardboard Only Drop Offs
- Aldo Leopold School Back Lot (1422 Highway 180 E) [Monday – Friday Only]
- Beall’s Parking Lot (2150 Highway 180 E) [Monday – Friday Only]
- Pinos Altos behind the Buckhorn
- Bayard City Maintenance Yard
- Tri-City landfill
- Mimbres Transfer Station
- Gila Transfer Station
Corrugated Cardboard plus Aluminum and Tin Can Drop Off:
- Main Landfill 318 Ridge Road
The decorated roll-off containers were painted by kids at various schools around Grant County several years ago. The openings are small to discourage people from putting bags of trash in the bins.
For questions or problems call 388-8051.