Convenience Center Transfer Station

Convenience Center Rules & Regulations

Beginning July 1, 2016, Resolution 2016-10 was adopted by the City Commission of the City of Alamogordo on June 26, 2016 establishingg a new fee structure for the Convenience Center went into effect.

Services Provided

This is a solid waste transfer station that accepts:

  • Anti-Freeze
  • Furniture
  • Household Appliances
  • Household Garbage
  • Scrap Metal
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Yard Waste

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 also accept commercial waste.

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

Acceptable Items

The following items are accepted at the Lavelle Road location:

  • Appliances
  • Cell Phones and Batteries
  • Electronics / Ink Cartridges
  • Motor Oil / Antifreeze
  • Rechargeable Tool Batteries
  • Scrap Metal
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Paint (The Convenience Center does not accept paint in liquid form. Paint can must have the lid off, paint must be mixed with dirt/cat litter and dry, to be accepted.)

High Winds

Please note on days with high winds, we may have to close the convenience center to ensure the safety of staff and visitors. We will close for safety on days when winds are at least 30 mph and sustained.  If you think that might be a possibility on a day you are headed our way, please feel free to call us in advance at 575-439-4109. Thank you for your understanding.