> City of Alamogordo > Departments > Public Works > Convenience Center

Convenience Center

Name: Position: Phone Number: Email:
John Northrop Attendant 575.439.4109 jnorthrop@ci.alamogordo.nm.us


224 LaVelle Road 
(off of West First Street)


Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday-Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday-Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.




Beginning September 1, 2010, Resolution 2010-19 adopted by the City Commission of the City of Alamogordo on August 10, 2010 establishing a new fee structure for the Convenience Center went into effect.

Any person with a garbage charge on their water bill from the City of Alamogordo is permitted to dispose of up to 2000 pounds of solid waste per month at no charge at the Convenience Center.  Each resident is required to bring a recent copy of their water bill for proof of residence.  For each 100 pound increment per month over 2000 pounds a $2.00 per 100 pounds will be charged.  Scrap metal and appliances may still be disposed of at no charge.  Non city residential or non city commercial accounts will be charged at a rate of $2.00 per 100 pounds of debris.


This is a solid waste transfer station that accepts household garbage, furniture, yard waste, used motor oil, anti-freeze, household appliances and scrap metal. The facility serves City residents and small construction contractors. Customers are required to bring their materials to the facility. Mulch is free to the public. We are also responsible for the City's Recycling Program. At the current time we are accepting the following items at the following locations:

Tin and Aluminum cans (rinsed and crushed)
Cardboard Boxes (please breakdown boxes)

The locations are as follows:

1. Behind the Sgt. Willie Estrada Memorial Civic Center (1st St & Florida Ave.)
2. 2600 N. Florida Avenue (City maint. yard parking lot)
3. 224 LaVelle Rd.*

*No liquids, hazardous waste or animal remains are accepted at the center. 

We also accept commercial waste*. 

The following items are accepted at the Lavelle Road location only:

Vehicle Batteries,  Cell Phones and Batteries,  Rechargeable Tool Batteries,  Motor Oil / Antifreeze,  Scrap metal / Appliances,  Electronics / Ink Cartridges.