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New Mexico State University

Aggie Recycling

Aggie Recycling Center Building


NMSU has developed a recycling program to comply with The State of New Mexico's mandate for all institutions of higher education to divert 25 percent of their waste.  Aggie Recycling is an integrated solid waste management program focused on recycling, reduction, and improved handling of campus-generated solid wastes.

Aggie Recycling employee inspects paper before it is bailed

Recycling Services

Implementation of a comprehensive recycling effort has resulted in substantial amounts of paper, metal, and organic materials being diverted from the campus waste stream.  Aggie Reycling provides the following services:

  • Containers for the collection of recyclable
  • Weekly pick-ups
  • Special pickups as needed
  • Drop-offs accepted
  • (Recycling Center located across from the Bookstore Warehouse)
  • Shredding of confidential material (for a fee; contact office for rates)
  • Organics Recycling
  • Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling
  • Concrete and Asphalt Recycling