Green, whiteware and hazardous waste fees
A fee applies for whiteware at recycling centres in Te Puke, Katikati and Athenree.
Large whiteware items, such as fridges, washing machines, driers and stoves, costs $10 to dispose of. Smaller whiteware items, such as microwaves and benchtop ovens, costs $5.
Bagged up to 50 litres (minimum charge)
Bagged from 51 to 250 litres
Bagged from 251 to 500 litres
Loose greenwaste* charged per m3
|* Loose greenwaste charge is determined by operator measuring the load.|
Please see diagram attached Important information about your greenwaste.
Hazardous waste - domestic quantities (up to 30kg or litres)
Small quantities of household hazardous waste will be accepted the Katikati, Athenree and Te Puke centres. All waste must be accompanied by a completed household hazardous waste declaration form.
- Only lead based paint will be accepted. Other paint can be recycled at Resene Paintwise Scheme website.
- Never bury hazardous material as it may contaminate ground water
- Never put hazardous wastes in a river, sewer, stormwater drain into the ground
- Please don't burn plastics, rubber, aerosol containers or treated timber as this can produce toxins that can contaminate the environment.
- See here for information on how to dispose of empty agricultural chemical containers.
- To dispose of any electronic waste (e-waste) please see a list of current collectors here .
If you see a hazardous substance spill or are responsible for a spill, please phone the Bay of Plenty Regional Council's Pollution Hotline on 0800 738 393.
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