Solid Waste

The Solid Waste divisions operate the Otero-Greentree Regional Landfill, and the Convenience Center Transfer Station. These divisions integrate various programs and services to manage the City of Alamogordo's garbage. The divisions handle refuse, recyclables, and yard waste for residential and commercial companies. The Solid Waste Divisions also provide household hazardous waste disposal for residential customers at the Convenience Center Transfer Station.

Residential Garbage Collection Services

Southwest Disposal Corp provides solid waste collection for the City of Alamogordo. Regular trash is picked up twice a week in most Alamogordo neighborhoods. If you have oversized items that need to be picked up, please call Southwest Disposal to schedule a pick-up.

Report a missed pickup or service issue

Our commitment to the citizens of Alamogordo is to ensure that Southwest Disposal Corp provide safe service for their garbage. Their drivers will not pick up garbage containers that are overfilled, too close to citizen’s property (vehicles, mailboxes, etc.), or contaminated with paint or other household chemical waste. However, it’s possible that their driver overlooked your garbage container, or is running behind the usual schedule. If your garbage has not been serviced, click here or please call Southwest Disposal Corp at 575-434-1109, or visit their website at

Trash PTrash Pickup Mapick Up Map

The blue highlighted area covers locations where trash is picked up on Mondays & Thursdays.

The orange highlighted area covers locations where trash is picked up on Tuesdays & Fridays.

View an interactive map, and select "Trash Pickup" from the Layer List to see if your address is located in the blue or orange highlighted area, or you can also call Southwest Disposal at 575-434-1109, and provide them with your address to determine your trash pickup day.

For information about Waste Removal Service, Carts & Dumpster rental, visit Southwest Disposal's website.

Oversized Trash

Contact Southwest Disposal Corp at 575-434-1109 to schedule a pickup!

Items that Can Not Be Placed in Garbage Can

  • Computers and TVs
  • Motor Oil
  • Hazardous Waste (including Paint)
  • Needles or syringes
  • Yard Waste
  • Loose or hot ashes
  • Dead animals
  • Loose cat litter or animal waste 
  • Loose packing pellets or sawdust
  • Concrete, rocks, or dirt
  • Over-sized items
  • Construction waste

Disposal Services

One hundred percent of the waste collected within the City limits is disposed of at the Otero-Greentree Regional Landfill.