Broadlands Road Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre
Rubbish and recycling changes in response to COVID-19 Alert Level 4
|UPDATE March 24 2020|
|Kerbside rubbish collection will continue across the Taupō District, but there will be no kerbside recycling collection and only bagged rubbish will be accepted at the Broadlands Road landfill and district transfer stations, for the next four weeks. |
Green waste, recycling or any other materials will not be accepted at any of our facilities until further notice. All bags will need a council sticker or be in a prepaid yellow bag.
Address: 132 Broadlands Road, Taupo (about 3km north of Taupo)
|OPENING HOURS: SEPTEMBER 1 TO APRIL 30|
|Monday to Friday||8am to 5.30pm|
|Weekends and public holidays||8am to 6pm|
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday
Closed up to 1pm on ANZAC Day.
|OPENING HOURS: MAY 1 TO AUGUST 31|
|Monday to Friday||8am to 5pm|
|Weekends and public holidays||8am to 5.30pm|
Charges for disposal are based on weight. Load composition will be assessed upon arrival at the site.
|Load||Minimum Charge||Cost Per Tonne|
|Refuse bags up to 60L (orange sticker required)||Orange sticker ($1.50)||n/a|
|Small load e.g. car (<100kg)||$12||n/a|
|Medium load e.g. small van, utility, trailer (<250kg)||$30||n/a|
|Large load e.g. large van, utility, trailer (<400kg)||$48||n/a|
|Car tyre disposal||$3.50 per tyre||n/a|
|Crushed concrete sale||n/a||$12|
|Special waste - immediate burial||n/a||$135|
|Septage (fats, oils and grease) disposal||$38||n/a|
Please be aware hazardous waste that can endanger human health, such as asbestos, medical waste and radioactive substances are not accepted at the Broadlands Road landfill or any of our transfer stations. If you have waste that may be considered dangerous or hazardous or you are not sure about, please contact us prior to visiting one of our sites to see if it will be accepted.
Most recycling is free but a charge may apply to some recyclable materials. The following items are accepted for recycling:
- All the recyclables you put in your green bin (plastics 1 and 2 only)
- Green waste ($50 per tonne)
- Electronic waste (e-waste) - see details below
- Scrap metal including well washed paint tins
- Car batteries and car bodies
- Agricultural chemicals - domestic quantities only (no commerical)
- Reusable pre-loved goods - contact onsite is Habitat for Humanity, phone 07 217 0069
- Domestic quantities of waste oil (20 litres)
Electronic Waste Recycling (E-Waste)
We accept computers, cell phones, copier toners, video/DVD/CD players and small peripheral devices such as keyboards and mice for recycling. Please be aware electronic items not shown below, including televisions and monitors, are not accepted for e-waste recycling.
Greenwaste is accepted for recycling, while you are also welcome to take shredded green waste at no cost.
To protect contractors equipment and maintain product quality there are restrictions on green waste. Green waste cannot contain any of the following, or the whole load must be charged and dumped as refuse:
Flax, phoenix palm fronds, cabbage trees/leaves, stumps, tree limbs over 150mm, vines, gorse, agapanthus and other noxious plants, netting, string/twine/wire, steel poles/stakes, rubbish, hard fill/concrete/rocks.
Compost and mulch
Charges for mulch and compost are shown in the table below.
|One cubic metre||$60|
|Small trailer (6x4) - half metre||$30|
|Bulk contractors for orders over 100m3||Contact Ku Brown from EnviroWaste on 027 404 7459 for a quote.|
|One cubic metre||$30|
|Small trailer (6X4)||$20|
For bulk order pricing contact Ku Brown from EnviroWaste on 027 404 7459.