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Santa Fe County
Tuesday November 22nd, 2011 :: 12:55 p.m. MST

Recycle your Broken or Unwanted Christmas Lights this Holiday Season for FREE at Any Santa Fe County Transfer Station

From the Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency (SFSWMA)
Contact: Lisa Merrill / SFSWMA, 820-0208, ext. 420

Residents and businesses in the City and County of Santa Fe can now recycle their broken or unwanted Christmas lights for FREE. Rather than tossing them in your trash, these lights can be stripped for their valuable metals and recycled, keeping them out of our landfill.

All types of string lights are accepted, including icicles and LEDs. The bulbs are okay to leave on. You can drop them off for no charge at any of the following locations:

•County Transfer Stations – All Transfer Stations
•Buckman Road Recycling and Transfer Station (BuRRT) - 2600 Buckman Road, Santa Fe
•City of Santa Fe, Environmental Services Department – 1142 Siler Road, Santa Fe

For more information on what you can recycle and where you can take it, please visit

Contact - Lisa Merrill
Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency SFSWMA
Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station (BuRRT)
Education & Outreach Coordinator
505.820.0208 x420

Santa Fe County
102 Grant Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 505-986-6200

Lisa Merrill
Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station (BuRRT)

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