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Convenience Centers

Lorenzo Velasquez, Director

1019 East Bender Boulevard, Hobbs, NM 88240 -
(575) 391-2983 - lvelasquez@leacounty.net
Lorenzo Velasquez

Victoria Dowell

Environmental Officer
Barbara Sosa
Eddy Sosa
Acceptable Materials
  • Lea County residents household materials only (Not Commercial)
  • Yard trimmings, weeds, and yard trash
  • Furniture and mattresses
  • Demolition material, wood, sheet rock, and carpet
  • Large trailer loads of residential demolition
  • Passenger Tires
  • Tree limbs
  • Appliances (Freon removed) and metal
  • 2 Pallets per day
Accepted Recyclables
  • Limbs
  • Metal
  • Tires (with and without rims)
  • Cardboard (corrugated only)
  • Batteries
  • Used Motor Oil

Non- Acceptable Materials
  • No- Commercial, business, contractors, and landscapers (go to the landfill in Eunice) FACILITY IS FOR PUBLIC USE ONLY
  • No- Roofing materials (shingles)
  • No- Concrete, rocks, bricks
  • No- Tree trunks, root balls with or without dirt still on it
  • No- Sand, dirt
  • No- Dead animals or livestock and parts of dead animals and livestock
  • No- Tractor/ trailer, heavy equipment, and farm tires
  • No- Hazardous materials
  • No- Special Waste
  • No- Characteristic Hazardous Waste (Ignitable, Corrosive, Toxic, Reactive)
  • No- Liquids, oils herbicides, cleaning products, solvents, stains, paint, paint thinner, and asbestos
  • No- Medical or infectious waste
  • No- Ceramic tiles and spools
  • No- Cement
  • No- Paint Liquid Form
  • No- Sludge
  • No- Ash
  • No- Asbestos
    Normal Hours of Operation
    North Hobbs
    West of Halliburton, 4401 Business Park Blvd
    Monday – Saturday 8:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    Sunday 11:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    1107 S Commercial (Entrance Off Chavez)
    Monday – Saturday 8:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    Sunday 11:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    Monument, Knowles, and Maljamar
    Adjacent to the Fire Departments at each location
    Tuesday 12:00P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    Thursday 8:00A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
    Saturday 8:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    Sunday 12:00P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    For questions or comments please call (575) 391-2953

Lea County Convenience Center 2023 Holiday Closures:

January 1st- New Year's Day

April 7th- Easter Sunday

May 29th- Memorial Day

July 4th- Independence Day

September 4th- Labor Day

November 11th- Veteran's Day

November 24th- Thanksgiving Day

December 25th- Christmas Day

December 31st- New Year's Eve

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