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Council’s vision for waste management is to manage waste in a cost-effective way that reduces harmful effects & improves efficiency of resource use. Part of this is the way Wairoa District Council delivers waste management services around the district, these services are listed below.
Transitioning to Alert Level 2 means rubbish collection services will return to normal from the week starting Monday 25 May 2020. This includes:
Wairoa District Council provides for waste management through a variety of facilities and services. Council is committed to promoting responsible waste management solutions for the district and is keen to work with groups or individuals to improve their waste management.
Council staff or contractors are happy to talk to schools, community groups, marae or individuals about ways to reduce the amount of waste being produced and better ways to deal with what is produced.
Refuse collections are a user pays service provided by the Wairoa District Council's Waste Management Contractor Smart Environmental (0800 424 990).
Official refuse bags are available from the following locations:
Please note that any households living off the State Highway may bring their refuse to the State Highway for pick-up.
Collection managed by Ruapani ki Waikaremoana Trust T/A Waikaremoana Contracting.
06 837 3876
Collection takes place every Thursday Morning - we encourage everyone to recycle and to minimise their residual waste.
Green Waste: By Special Arrangement (contact us on one of the numbers above)
Whiteware: By Special Arrangement (contact us on one of the numbers above).
Collection managed by Waipapa Recycling.
Nathan, +64 27 6600 093
The kerbside recycling collection for the Wairoa Urban area & Frasertown takes place weekly on Wednesdays.
Please ensure recycling doesn't weigh more than 12kg per bin. Recycling has to be in an official Council recycling bin. There are two official Council recycling bins, the old 60l bin and the new 45l bin. A maximum of 2 recycling bins will be picked up from each household.
Recycling in the rural areas is on the first and third Sunday of each month and at the following locations:
RECYCLING IS FREE FOR DOMESTIC USERS
We accept the following:
Commercial customers please contact Smart Environmental to discuss your requirements (0800 424 990).
The Wairoa Landfill is located on Fraser Street and is managed by Smart Environmental.
(06) 838 8456 or 0800 424 990
Waste Management Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.
All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).
|Weighbridge Rates (Minimum weight 20kg)||Fee (incl GST)|
|Note: If the weighbridge computer is not working, the Non-weighed Rates are to be applied and the transactions manually carried out||Direct User Charges||Non Recyclables||Wairoa Landfill||Weighbridge||Hardfill (per tonne) - Rubble, concrete||$60.00||Green Waste (Per Tonne)||$100.00||Min. weight 25kg||$2.50||Other Waste (Per Tonne)||$200.00||Min. weight 25kg||$5.00|
|Non-Weighed Rates||Fee (incl GST)|
|Clean Green Waste||Clean Green Waste||$2.50||Clean Green Waste (Car)||$10.00||Clean Green Waste (Small Van Or Trailer)||$15.00||Clean Green Waste (Car & Trailer)||$20.00||Commercial Vehicles (Trucks)||As Assessed By Attendant||Unsorted Waste||$0.00|
|Note: 1 x 40 Litre refuse bag = 2 x Supermarket plastic shopping bags.||Unsorted Waste (Per 40 Litre Bag)||$5.00||Unsorted Waste (Car)||$20.00||Unsorted Waste (Small Van Or Trailer)||$30.00||Unsorted Waste (Car & Trailer)||$60.00||Commercial Vehicles (Trucks)||As Assessed By Attendant|
|Vehicles & Tyres|
|Note: Tyres are accepted at the following rates to cover the cost of shredding:||Car Tyres||$10.00||Truck Tyres||$20.00|
|Burial Of Asbestos||Asbestos from sites within Wairoa District charged Admin Fee plus prevailing weighbridge rate for general refuse||Admin Fee + Weighbridge Rate||Administration Fee (all Asbestos transactions)||$75.00||Weighbridge Charges for Out of District Asbestos Waste (per tonne)||$450.00|
For more information please contact the Wairoa District Council.
+64 6 838 7309
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