Rio Rancho, N.M. — It’s time for the annual Great American Cleanup! The City of Rio Rancho’s Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful Division invites volunteers of all ages to take part in this year’s Great American Cleanup, set to take place on Saturday, May 7 from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. This nationwide event is an ideal opportunity for schools, businesses, civic groups, neighborhood and service organizations, and individuals to contribute to the well-being of their community. Activities include cleaning public lands, rights-of-way (roads), illegal dumpsites, vacant lots, school campuses and parks. Call (505) 896-8729 or visit to register. Cleanup sites will be assigned to groups upon registration confirmation.

Free access to the Sandoval County Landfill for Sandoval County residents on May 21 only from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (proof of residency required for landfill use).

For more information about this event, please call (505) 896-8729 or visit For more information about the City of Rio Rancho, visit Follow the City on Twitter (, and like it on Facebook (