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Nov. 15, 2023

Northwest altering Recycling Center hours during holidays

Northwest Missouri State University’s Recycling Center will operate with limited hours during the University’s Thanksgiving and winter breaks.

The Recycling Center, located in the 1100 block of Icon Road, will close Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 26. It will resume normal operating hours Monday, Nov. 27.

Next month, the Recycling Center will close Friday, Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Dec. 26. It will reopen 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, to accommodate community recycling after the Christmas holiday and close again Thursday, Dec. 28, through Monday, Jan 1.

During its normal operating hours, the Recycling Center is open to the public from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

For more information about Northwest’s recycling operations, including the types of materials Northwest accepts, visit


Dr. Mark Hornickel
Administration Building
Room 215