Mission

The Solid Waste Department of Taos County will provide a comprehensive solid waste collection, diversion, and disposal system, in the interest of all County residents with a community updated database and will prudently conduct business in a fair manner that is sensitive to and maximizes customer satisfaction.   

 

Short Term Goals

  • Arroyo Hondo transfer station retaining walls
  • Engineer estimate
  • Canon Transfer Station USFS permit
  • Completion of compactors Cerro and Costilla
  • Tire Recycling Station at the Armory
  • Help Picuris Pueblo develop a  Solid Waste Program

 

Long Term Goals

  • New Solid Waste facility
  • Commercial and Residential trash pick-up 90 gallon and 3 yard containers County wide
  • Acquire 3 side loader units for Commercial and Residential trash pick-up 90 gallon and 3 yard containers County wide
  • 75% recycling at all transfer stations
  • Acquire tandem truck and trailer for backhoe transport and gravel hauling to repair transfer station grounds and roadways and clean up illegal dumpsites

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