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Town of Taos Recycling Center  

The Town of Taos Recycling Center has operated for the past 13 years providing drop-off recycling center for their 5,500 town resident, as well as resident from the entire region of 32,000. Processing cardboard mixed paper, plastic 1 & 2, glass steel and tin cans, along with electronic scraps, white goods, carpet padding, pallets, compact Fluorescent lamps. Taos processes more than 1228 tons of recyclable materials in 2011.

Plastics recycling is available on an ongoing basis. Plastics must be clean and dry.  Acceptable plastics include #1s -- soft drink and water bottles, mouth wash bottles, peanut butter and mayonnaise bottles; and #2s – milk, water, juice, shampoo, dish and laundry soap bottles. 

Town of Taos Recycling Center
201 Bertha Street
Taos, NM 87571
Telephone: (575)758-9679

Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Friday 7:00am - 4:45pm
Saturday & Monday 7:00am - 3:45pm

The Town Recycling Center accepts the following items for recycling:
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Steel Cans
  • Newspaper
  • White Paper and shredded paper
  • Phone books
  • Corrugated Cardboard or brown paper bags
  • Glass
  • E-Waste - Computer only
  • Clean and Dry #1 and #2 Plastics
The Town Recycling Center does not accepts
  • Appliances
  • Televisions
  • Styrofoam
  • Styrofoam packing peanuts
  • Plastic Bags

Please let the Recycle Staff know if you have any questions or concerns


Taos Recycling Center is recognized

Brandon Guitierrez

Brandon Gutierrez, Accepting the 2011 Community Recycler of the Year Award for the Town of Taos





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