The following items can be recycled in Ruidoso and Lincoln County:
Batteries of all types*
Fluorescent bulbs that are 1" round, and in lengths of
2' and 4' accepted. When binding bulbs, use twine or other non
sticky material. Do not use
tape, as the sticky residue damages the machine used to recycle the
Large Household Appliances*
Newspapers and Newsprint
Old Water Heaters**
#1 and #2
Plastic Containers & Plastic Bottles
Shredded Office and computer paper bagged. Delivered to the Greentree yard.
Small fees are charged for most items marked with an *.
We are not paying for Metal at this time, however you may drop
off at no charge.
Recycling locations in the Village of Ruidoso:
Albertsons Parking Lot
Paradise Canyon @ Hull
Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce
Support Our Youth Recycling Projects
Fire Station #2
Horton School Complex
Boys and Girls Club
White Mountain Sports Complex High
Mountain Youth Project
The paint must be in still usable condition for GSWA to take it at NO
Charge. If the paint is more than 6 months old or has been frozen
please open the lid so it can dry out. You can search the web for
other ways to properly dispose of unusable paint.