Recycling/Transfer Station

Recycling/Transfer Station

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.


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:

Christmas December 25th, 2017

Swap Shop

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: 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.