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Rubbish and Recycling
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Refuse transfer stations

Image of Transfer station. There are two Refuse Transfer Stations (RTS) in Hastings where residents can dispose of their general waste, garden waste and recycling; one in Haumoana, the other in Flaxmere.

Council encourages residents to sort their rubbish into the three categories before taking it to one of the transfer stations, so that green waste and recycling does not have to go to the landfill.

At the stations, garden waste (or ‘green waste’) which is disposed of separately from general rubbish is carted to a composting company in Awatoto.

Recyclables such glass, paper, plastic, and scrap metal that have been kept separate from general rubbish are transported to various local and national processors.

General rubbish goes to the landfill.

At Henderson Road you can recycle your old gas bottles, car batteries, whiteware, an assortment of household goods, and used motor oil.

Both transfer stations charge a fee for disposal of general waste and green waste. Recycling and dropping off Council's orange rubbish bags are free. 

The Flaxmere transfer station is in Henderson Rd; the Haumoana transfer station is in Mill Rd.

Transfer station hours

Henderson Rd, Flaxmere Blackbridge - (run by private contractor - Phoenix Contracting Ltd)
Monday to Saturday: 7.45am to 4.30pm Mondays: 7.30am to 5pm
Sunday and public holidays: 9.45am to 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day: Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day: Closed

Refuse Transfer Station

Refuse Transfer Station Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Refuse Transfer Station Charges - Henderson Road Fee (incl GST)
Note: The weight will be calculated by weighing all vehicles (including trailers) in and out of the transfer station
Minimum Charge General Refuse$12.00 
Minimum Charge Green Waste$8.00 
Rubbish weight (per tonne)$188.60 
Green waste (per tonne)$96.60 

Refuse Transfer Station Charges - Black Bridge Fee (incl GST)
 
Domestic Waste
Car/Station wagon$15.00 
Small trailer, ute, van$40.00 
Medium trailer, ute, van$60.00 
Large trailer, ute, van$85.00 
Green Waste
Car/Station wagon$10.00 
Small trailer, ute, van$20.00 
Medium trailer, ute, van$35.00 
Large trailer, ute, van$45.00 
Note: Please note that Blackbridge is operated by an independent contractor and not the HDC. The rates listed above are not definitive but based on best available information supplied.

Blackbridge Refuse Transfer Station (run by Phoenix Contracting Ltd)

Mill Road Haumoana. (please note that Phoenix Contracting Ltd run this transfer station)

Henderson Road Transfer Station Location map

121 Henderson Road, Woolwich, Hastings

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