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Solid Waste Utility Services

Commercial Service

Las Cruces Utilities offers solid waste services for businesses in our service area. A variety of services are offered and options are available to fit your needs. Solid waste services are available to any establishment engaged in the operation of a business or an institution within Las Cruces city limits.

Services to a residence which is used in part for commercial purposes shall be served under commercial service.

Open Top/Roll Off Containers

Open top (roll-off) containers are available in 10, 15, 20 or 30 cubic yard sizes.

Open top or roll-off containers are large, open top, rectangular containers for construction/remodeling material, trash, debris, brush and other non-food waste. There is a service fee per pick up and a tonnage fees depending on the weight of trash. Customers can contact Customer Service to schedule services at 541-2111.

Open top service fees are $162.80 for each empty and return/removal plus $36.50 per ton (non-clean fill) or $3.96 per ton (clean fill) regardless of container size. Open top/roll off containers are required to be serviced at a minimum of once per month. See Solid Waste Tariff for more detailed pricing information.

Metal Dumpster Containers

Metal dumpsters are large square metal containers with lids used for holding waste. Dumpsters are available in 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6, or 8 cubic yard sizes. Our 1.5yd and 3yd dumpsters are available in both sideload or frontload. Our 2yd, 3yd, 4yd, 6yd and 8yd are frontload dumpsters. Frequency of service can be tied to your needs.

All items must be bagged and dumpsters shouldn’t be filled over the top of the opening of the dumpster.

Items that can NOT be placed in the dumpsters are:

  • Hot ashes/coals,
  • Tires,
  • Any vehicle parts,
  • Fluorescent light bulbs,
  • Large yard waste items,
  • Concrete, bricks, and rocks,
  • Anything that is toxic, combustible, or hazardous
  • Furniture of any kind,
  • Any construction or remodeling material.

The following are pictures of what you shouldn't do with your dumpster.

Metal dumpsters can be scheduled for pick up one to six times per week. Rates for the metal dumpster containers are based on dumpster size and the number of pick-ups per week. Metal dumpster containers must be serviced at a minimum of once per week. Dumpsters should never be blocked on your service day. For more information on dumpster pricing please see Solid Waste Tariff.

For all Commercial Recycling please contact South Central Solid Waste Authority 575-528-3800 or visit their website at SCSWA.