Hours for Refuse Transfer Stations
|Paeroa Refuse Transfer Station||Open: 12.30pm to 5.30pm|
|Grey Street||Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday|
|Closed: Wednesday and all Public Holidays|
|Waihi Refuse Transfer Station||Open: 10.00am to 4.00pm|
|Dean Crescent||Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday|
|Closed: Tuesday, Thursday and all Public Holidays|
Disposal Of Refuse and Green Waste
|Vehicle/ User Type||Maximum quantity of refuse
|Single Bag||Kleensac size (limited to 7kg)||$3.20||$2.20|
|Pre-purchased yellow HDC rubbish bag||Rubbish bag||No charge||No charge|
|Car Boot||0.2m3 loose||$9.60||$6.70|
|Station Wagon||0.4m3 loose||$19.10||$13.40|
|Small Ute/Trailer||1m3 loose||$47.80||$33.40|
|Large Ute/Trailer||2m3 loose||$95.50||$66.90|
|Truck or Bulk Load (weighed
on certified weighbridge)
|High volume/ low weight
(i.e. non-recyclable packaging
such as polystyrene)
Unwanted plant material from gardens is called greenwaste. Some plant material is not accepted at our refuse transfer stations as greenwaste and is listed below.
Stringy plants and oversize branches (greater than 150mm diameter) cannot be accepted at the reduced green waste disposal rate.
Examples of these plants include - ponga trees, agapanthus, flax, bamboo, ginger plant, gorse cuttings, box thorn, cabbage trees, yucca, ragwort, noxious weeds or anything similar to these.
Green waste containing contaminates such as stones, concrete, plastic, weed matting, ornamental bark is also not accepted.
Any rejected green waste is charged at General waste rates and unloaded into General waste areas.
Disposal of Other Waste
|Tyres||Please note: Tyres must be whole. Cut tyres will not be accepted as general waste.|
|Car tyres||$6.00 each|
|4WD tyres||$8.00 each|
|Truck tyres||$12.00 each|
|Tractor tyres||$25.00 each|
|LPG bottles||A fee is charged for recycling||$5.40|
|Car Bodies||Clean condition with seat and tyres removed, petrol tank pierced and all other fluids removed||no charge|
|Car bodies other than described as above||$27.60|
|Recycling||Glass, oil, paper, cardboard, aluminium, plastic soft drink and milk bottles, scrap metal and car batteries||no charge|
Items such as herbicides, pesticides, solvents and varnish are accepted at transfer stations in domestic quantities only, e.g. 20 litres of liquid or less, 5kg of powder or less. Commercial volumes are not accepted. There is no charge for domestic quantities.
To dispose of unwanted agrichemicals, including the recycling of agrichemcial containers see our page on Agricovery.