Regional Landfill

LANDFILL CLOSINGS & HOLIDAYS

Closed every other Saturday beginning May 13, 2023

The Landfill will be Closed:

  • January 6, 2024
  • January 20, 2024
  • February 3, 2024
  • February 17, 2024
  • March 2, 2024
  • March 16, 2024
  • March 30, 2024
  • April 13, 2024
  • April 27, 2024
  • May 11, 2024
  • May 25, 2024

Town of Taos Observed Holidays at the Landfill for 2024

  • January 1, 2024
  • January  15, 2024
  • February 19, 2024
  • March 30, 2024
  • May 27, 2024
  • June 19, 2024
  • July 4, 2024
  • July 20, 2024
  • September 2, 2024
  • November 11, 2024
  • November 28, 2024
  • December 25, 2024
  • January 1, 2025



Taos Regional Landfill is located at 24670 US Highway 64 in Taos, NM. The Landfill is operated by the Town of Taos and managed by the Taos Regional Landfill Board which is comprised of representatives from Taos County, Town of Taos, Village of Questa, Town of Red River, Village of Taos Ski Valley, and Village of Eagle Nest. The Landfill plans for seven cells on 100 acres within 230 fenced acres of property with an expected life of 114 years.

The Landfill generally operates Monday through Saturday and has a fill rate of approximately 84 tons per day. The Landfill will close on days when sustained wind speed reaches 25 mph. The Landfill accepts municipal solid waste, construction and demolition waste, green waste, scrap tires, scrap metal, and is accepting sludge.

No person shall transport any solid waste or recyclable material in any vehicle without covering, tarping or adequately securing the load in order to prevent littering and/or road hazards.’ per Taos County Ordinance Number 2010-5 Section 8.D.  Check Taos County Ordinance No. 2010-5

 Rates:

  • Residential
    $5.25 minimum which includes up to 220 lbs. of waste
    $0.40 every additional 20 lbs.
    Punch cards for Taos County residents can be purchased through the Taos County Solid Waste Department at 575-737-6337.
  • Commercial - $41.08 per ton
  • Tires
    $2.00 passenger vehicle
    $5.00 large truck
    $9.00 heavy equipment
    10 or more requires manifest and $120 per ton
  • Landfill Member Organizations - $45.00 per ton
  • Non-members - $49.50 per ton



 

 Please click here for information on Taos County Transfer Stations.