It's time to pull out those cleaning gloves and tackle your closets and garages because  Nowthen's Fall Recycling Day is coming October 15, 2022! Look for your Nowthen Newsletter in the mail for details and coupons!

City of Nowthen Recycling Center Attendant!

Our City is looking for a Part time, skilled worker to help maintain the Recycling Center and assist residents with their recycling needs. For more information please see the job description below.

Attention: The Recycling Center is under 24 hour surveillance. Any items left outside the door will be considered illegal dumping. Residents who choose to dump will receive a citation and fined.



Recycling drop off procedures for PAID recycling:

Items that have a fee to be recycled are paid for in the city office Mon-Fri 10AM-5PM, see below for a list of our free recycling. You will receive a duplicate receipt, and a red PAID sticker notating items. The white copy is a personal copy and the yellow copy is to be handed to recycling center attendant.

If you are recycling an item that has a fee on a Saturday, we ask that you pay in advance during the week via cash, check, or card.  Card payments can be taken over the phone and in person. 



Paper Recycling  

Cardboard; Catalogs and Magazines; Newspaper and inserts;

Office paper; Paper bags; Phone books; School paper; Shredded paper (in closed paper bags)


Rigid Containers

Glass (brown, clear and green food containers);  

Aluminum Cans (food and pop cans) - PLEASE SEPARATE from STEEL/TIN cans; 

Steel/tin food cans - PLEASE SEPARATE from ALUMINUM cans; 
Plastic bottles and containers - ONLY those marked #1, #2 or #5


Automotive Misc.

Oil & Oil Filters; Antifreeze; Batteries (no household batteries)


Scrap Metal

For Recycling questions, contact the City Office at 763-441-1347