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Transfer Station Locations                              

Tuesday–Saturday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

 

Main Landfill

(575) 751-3577

Monday-Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday 
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

 

Public Notice

Pursuant to Taos County Ordinance No. 1987-03 Section 10 - "all loads shall be covered by a tarp or other suitable covering before traveling on public roads, within Taos County."

Any person who shall violate this provision, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $300 or imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding ninety days or both fine and imprisonment.

 

Locations

Arroyo Hondo Site - View in Google Maps

930 State Road 522 - From Arroyo Hondo proceed approximately 2.5 miles South on State Road 522 to the Intersection of County Road B-008. Proceed West on County Road B-008 approximately 0.5 miles West to the site.

Cerro Site - View in Google Maps

351 Cerro Road - From Intersection of State Road 522 and State Road 378 proceed West approximately three miles on State Road 378 to the Intersection of County Road B-038. Proceed 0.75 miles West to the site on the South side of the road.

Chamisal Site - View in Google Maps

2591 State Road 76 - From Chamisal proceed South on State Road 159 approximately 1.5 miles to the Intersection of County Road C-007. Proceed Southwest on County Road C-007 approximately 0.7 miles to the site.

Costilla Site - View in Google Maps

4285A State Road 522 - From Intersection of State Road 522 and County Road B-052 proceed Southeast approximately 0.6 miles to the site on the North side of the road.

Los Cordovas Site - View in Google Maps

184 Los Cordovas Road - From the Junction of State Road 240 and County Road A-020 proceed Southeast approximately 1.5 miles to the site on the Southwest side of the road. It is located next to the Town of Taos Sewer Processing Plant.  Ph: (575) 737-5057

Ojo Caliente Site - View in Google Maps

35631 US Highway 285 - From Ojo Caliente proceed North on State Road 285 approximately one mile to the Intersection of County Road CB-110. Proceed East on County Road CB-110 approximately 0.1 mile to the site.

Pilar Site - View in Google Maps

2981 State Road 68 - From Pilar proceed Northeast on State Road 68 approximately 1.5 miles to the site on the East side of the road.

Tres Piedras Site - View in Google Maps

38650 US Highway 285 - From Tres Piedras proceed North on State Road 285 approximately 2 miles to the Intersection of Forest Service Road 83. Proceed West on Forest Road 83 approximately 0.65 miles to the site on the North side of the road. 

 

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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

  • Construct retaining walls at the Chamisal transfer station
  • Purchase a new roll off truck
  • Purchase a new recycle truck
  • Upgrade the Solid Waste Equipment
  • Establish recycling at all County Government Buildings
  • Install cameras at illegal dumping sites throughout Taos County and prosecute offenders

Long Term Goals

  • New solid waste and recycling facility
  • 50% recycling at all 8 transfer Stations
  • 100% Tarp compliance to prevent litter on the roadways
  • Certify 8 Attendants for transfer station, recycling certifications
  • Establish methane testing at all 5 closed County landfills (30 yr. Plan NMED)
  • Establish recycling at all local schools

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