Turangi Transfer Station
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.
|OPENING HOURS: SEPTEMBER 1 TO APRIL 30|
|Monday to Friday||8am to 5.30pm|
|Weekends and public holidays||8am to 5.30pm|
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 4.30pm|
|Weekends and public holidays||8am to 4.30pm|
Load composition will be assessed upon arrival at the transfer station.
|Refuse bags (orange sticker required)||Orange sticker ($1.50)||n/a|
|Small load e.g. car boot (under 100 kg)||$12||$5|
|Medium load e.g. small vans, utes, trailers (under 250kg)||$30||$12|
|Large load e.g. large vans, utes, trailers (under 400kg)||$48||$19|
|All loads over 400kg (e.g. large trailers, trucks)||$120 per tonne||$50 per tonne|
|Car tyre disposal||$3.50 per tyre||n/a|
|Concrete disposal (domestic quantities only)||$20 per tonne||n/a|
Taking of shredded green waste from the transfer stations is free.
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 recyclable items you put in your green bin
- Green waste*
- Domestic quantities of waste oil
- Scrap metal including well washed paint tins
- Car batteries and car bodies
- Untreated timber (if suitable for fire wood)
- Reusable pre-loved goods
- Second-hand furniture
*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.
Address: 62 Te Rangitukehu Street, Turangi