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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 Charges

Disposal Of Refuse and Green Waste
Vehicle/ User Type Maximum quantity of refuse
requiring disposal
Refuse  Green Waste
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)
Paeroa Only
Per tonne $159.20 $111.50
High volume/ low weight 
(i.e. non-recyclable packaging 
such as polystyrene)
Per m3 $9.60  -     

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

Hazardous Waste

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.