composting, green waste, and reuse of materials are all components of
the City’s goal to eliminate waste within 20 years. Check out the recycling programs
Albuquerque is implementing to preserve its natural resources and
reduce pollution. In addition, the New Mexico Recycling Coalition is
focused on increasing Albuquerque's recycling rate from its current
9.74% to 33% by 2012. Learn more about the coalition's recycling program efforts and what Albuquerque is doing to meet that goal.
Albuquerque was recently ranked in the Top 20 for the 2008 Sustainability Rankings by SustainLane, see how we compared to other similar desert cities.