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Nashua Recycling Center

The Nashua Recycling Center is located at the Four Hills Landfill and is available for use by residents and businesses of Nashua. 

General Info:

  • Hours: Mon - Fri: 8 am to 4 pm; Saturdays: 8 am to 1 pm
  • Residential Permit required - $5 / yr / vehicle
  • Fee waived for residents 65 years and older

Antifreeze - No charge

Appliances - No charge 

Automotive batteries - lead acid batteries 
     from cars, trucks, and motorcycles - No charge

Books & video tapes &  DVDs - No charge

Brush - No charge

Clothing & footwear -
No charge

Construction & Demolition Debris (C & D) -
lumber, plaster, drywall, sheet rock, shingles, siding,
     cabinets, tile, carpeting & underlay, fences, bath & kitchen fixtures. 
Cost: $90 / ton 

Electronics -
computer monitors & components, printers, televisions, VCRs, DVD players, etc. 
     The first two per year are free.  Additional items will be charged at $5 per item   

Freon appliances -
air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, etc. - No charge 

Propane tanks - 20 lb
(tanks must be empty) - No charge  

Scrap Metal - No charge

Single Stream Recyclables -
No Charge
    • Smooth cardboard & corrugated cardboard
    • Newspapers, magazines & catalogs
    • White & colored paper
    • Mail & envelopes
    • Paper bags
    • Soft cover books & telephone books
    • Shredded papers in paper bags, taped or stapled closed to prevent blowing litter  
    • Glass bottles and jars (all colors)
    • Milk & juice cartons & drink boxes
    • Clean aluminum foil wrap & trays
    • Metal cans (aluminum & tin)
    • Plastic bottles, containers and jugs (#1 through#7: yogurt cups, salad containers, etc.)
Staples, tape, glue and any paper that can tear are OK; NO Soft paper (napkins, tissues or paper towels); NO waxed or plastic-coated paper (candy wrappers, oatmeal & hot cocoa packets, frozen food boxes, or take-out containers); NO soiled paper, Styrofoam, or plastic bags; No ceramics, drinking glasses, mirrors or plate glass.    
Please rinse containers and flatten all cardboard to 36 inches square before recycling 
Soft Yard Waste - Leaves, grass clippings and pine needles - No charge
Tires - passenger vehicle tires only; NO commercial vehicle tires are accepted.  All tires must be off the rims.   
     The first four per year are free.  Additional tires will be charged at $3 per tire   

Used Motor Oil
- residents only; pour from 1-gal containers into tank; no more than 5 containers per visit; No contamination or mixture of oil/gas - No charge

Please bring the following items into the office at the Four Hills Landfill (open Mon-Fri 8am-4pm; closed Sat):
    • Fluorescent light bulbs - compacts & tubes
    • Rechargeable batteries
    • Mercury thermostats and thermometers
    • Ink cartridges & cell phones
Household Hazardous Waste Events 

Please check out the website of the Nashua Regional Planning Commission - - for more information.

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