Thank you for visiting the website for the Proposed Edith Transfer Station and Convenience Center.

The project, located at the current City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department Facility at 4600 Edith Boulevard NE, is currently in the preliminary design phase and is proposed to include the following:

  • New transfer station
  • New administrative offices
  • New vehicle maintenance facility
  • New re-use center/recycling
  • New convenience center

In addition, the project is proposed to repurpose the existing solid waste facility with:

  • Improved site aesthetics, including architectural and landscaping improvements along Comanche and Edith
  • Reductions in air pollution and fuel consumption


The proposed Edith Transfer Station will be on the agenda of the September 14, 2017 meeting of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) at the Plaza del Sol hearing room, 600 2nd Street NW.

On October 13, 2016, Mayor Richard Berry announced that 95% design plans for the Proposed Edith Transfer Station & Convenience Center are complete. Click here to read the news release, and click here to view renderings of the 95% design.

On September 1, 2016, the City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department filed an application for a permit for the Edith Transfer Station and Convenience Center with the New Mexico Environment Department. Click here to view the public notice. Click here to view the full permit application. Please note it is a large document and will take time to download.

On August 26, 2016, the Land Use Hearing Officer issued a recommendation on the zoning of the proposed Edith Transfer Station based on an appeal from the Westside Coalition of Neighborhoods. Click here to read that recommendation. On September 7, 2016 the Albuquerque City Council ruled on that recommendation at its regular meeting. Click here to read its actions titled AC-16-9 and AC-16-10.

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