North Central Solid Waste Authority

1101 Industrial Park - Suite C

Espanola, NM 87532


North Central SignWelcome to the North Central Solid Waste Authority's website.  We have prepared this site in order to provide you with general information and to help you with your solid waste disposal and recycling needs. Our goal is to provide economic and environmentally sound waste disposal and recycling options to the residents of Rio Arriba County.  While exploring our site you can learn about our recycling programs as well as ways to reduce your household waste.

Beginning in February this year, the NCSWA Board of Directors held meetings open to the public to discuss policies for residential service.  At the May 15, 2013, regular meeting, the Board approved the bylaws.  Copies are available at the NCSWA office located at 1101 Industrial Park Road Suite C in Espanola  or by clicking here .

North Central Solid Waste Authority August 20th Meeting Agenda

Labor Day Schedule:

The NCSWA office will be closed Monday, September 1st, in observance of Labor Day.


If Monday is your regular pick up day, please have your polycart out by 7:00 AM. 

All collection centers will be closed as part of their regular schedule.

Thank You

NCSWA now offers a self-haul option for Rio Arriba County residential customers!

·        Self-hauling means you take your household trash to a collection center.

·        You receive a discount of two months free.

·        Self-haulers get a special permit card that allows them to take more loads to the collection centers each year.

·        You must complete the Self-Haul Service Application and pay for the year before January 31, 2014, to qualify for the self-haul discount. The application can be dowloaded here or from the Forms section of this website.

For more information, please call the NCSWA office at (505) 747-8459.