Transfer Station/Recycling Center

Transfer Station/Recycling Center

1 Town Works Way
Northwood, NH 03261
(603) 942-9105

General Information

Recycling is required in the Town of Northwood. 

Recycling not only keeps unnecessary waste out of landfills, it saves tax dollars. The Northwood Board of Selectmen is advised on waste management and recycling issues by the Recycling Committee.


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Transfer Station/Recycling Center Fees

Appliances (w/CFC) Freezers & refrigerators with doors removed, air conditioners

$15.00 each

Appliances (w/o CFC) Microwaves, stoves, dryers, washers, water heaters, furnaces, water tanks

$5.00 each


$1.00 each

Computer monitors

$5.00 each

Construction/Demo Debris

$4.00 per cubic foot

(truck load = L x W x H multiplied by $4.00)

Furniture – Chairs, couches, mattresses, rugs, wood furniture

$5.00 each

                     Sleeper Sofa

$10.00 each


$60.00 each

Televisions – 10 to 21 inches

$5.00 each

                        21 to 25 inches

$10.00 each

                        25 to 32 inches

$15.00 each

                        Big Screen TV’s and Console TV’s

$25.00 each

Tires – 13 to 17 inches

$3.00 each

             Off Road 24”

$5.00 each

            Tractor/truck tires

$75.00 whole OR $25.00 quartered

Replacement Permit

$5.00 each


The Recycling/Transfer Station is 1/2 mile east of the Town Hall on the south side of First NH Turnpike (Route 4).

Hours of Operation 
Spring/Summer HoursApril 1 to August 31
Saturday8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wednesday1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fall/Winter HoursSeptember 1 to March 31
Saturday8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Holidays when the Transfer Station is Closed:

To be announced

Swap Shop Information

The purpose of the Swap Shop is to stop putting things in the waste container that someone else can use.  It is for residents only. Items must be clean, small enough to fit in the building, useable, and/or in good working order. No junk allowed!

Items are to be presented to the attendant for inspection. A fee must be paid for TV’s and any other item requiring a fee. After being inspected, residents must place the item neatly in the building. Items are free to other residents. Items are taken at no guarantee of ability to function as expected. The Town assumes no liability for any result from the use of said items. If the item is not picked up by another resident, it will be  disposed of at the attendant’s discretion.

The following items are prohibited in the swap shop: refrigerators, freezers, appliances, computer monitors, air conditioners, sofas, mattresses, hazardous waste, paint, cleaning fluid, batteries, all liquids, tires, car parts, pornographic material, weapons, and anything perishable.