Nowthen Recycling

Call 763-441-1347 regarding curbside recycling, recycling center and seasonal recycling events. Watch for your city newsletter.

Nowthen, MN website

Curbside recycling is available to all residents through their waste hauler.

For curbside recycling questions or a missed collection, call your hauler, hold items until your next recycling day, or take them to the recycling center.

Nowthen Recycling Center map

Nowthen Recycling Center CLOSED until further notice
19800 Nowthen Boulevard NW
Monday – Sunday, 6 am to 9 pm, except holidays
Residents must pay for items with fees at City Hall, Monday – Friday, 8 am to 4 pm
Phone: 763-441-1347
Place all materials in appropriate containers.

All materials collected curbside, same guidelines, plus:

  • Aluminum Foil – wipe off food debris
  • Antifreeze – NO gasoline, solvents or oil mixed with antifreeze
  • Appliances – fee; pay at city hall
  • Computers/Electronics/TVs – fee; pay at city hall
  • Fluorescent Bulbs – fee; pay at city hall
  • Mattresses – Monday & Friday’s 8 am - noon, 1st Saturday of the month – fee; pay at city hall
  • Oil (Motor) – NO gasoline, solvents or water; pour carefully into tank and take container home for reuse
  • Oil Filters
  • Scrap Metal – remove all non-metal material, no fee
  • Tires – fee; pay at city hall

Yard/Tree Waste Curbside Collection
Call your hauler for collection service and fee information.

Christmas Trees Curbside Collection
Call your hauler for collection service and fee information.

Nowthen City Hall, 8188 199th Avenue NW, Elk River, MN 55330
Items accepted during business hours at city hall:

  • Batteries – automotive
  • Cell Phones 
  • Eyeglasses
  • Hearing Aides
  • Paper and Documents – to be shredded

Residential Recycling & Refuse Haulers
Ace Solid Waste, Inc. 763-427-3110
Randy’s Environmental Services 763-972-3335
Republic Services 952-941-5174
Walters Recycling & Refuse, Inc. 763-780-8464