Council provides a number of options for those not on the kerbside collection route. On this page you can find out where the transfer stations and the recycling drop-off facilities are, what you can take to them, and when they are open.
If you miss your weekly kerbside recycling collection or live outside of the collection area, there are a number of ways to get rid of your easily recyclable items.
Within the urban area there are four options:
In our rural areas Council has set up a Green Bin recycling scheme. This works with the assistance of members of the communities who advise when the bins require emptying. The are in:
Drop-off points for green waste are:
The cost (see fees and charges at the bottom of this page) of getting rid of green waste at a transfer station is cheaper than general rubbish, so it makes sense to keep it separate. Keeping it separate allows Council to ensure it goes to a commercial composting company – which means it does not go into the landfill.
There is also a commercial company that accepts residential green waste in Awatoto, Napier. For the details see: BioRich.
In Hastings, general rubbish is accepted for a fee (see fees and charges at the bottom of this page) at:
Refuse Transfer Station Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
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)||$295.55||Green waste (per tonne)||$117.30||Fridge freezer (to drop off)||$10.00||Tyre - Car (each)||$8.00||Tyre - Truck (each)||$15.00||Tyres - Tractor and Large||Not accepted|
|Refuse Transfer Station Charges - Black Bridge||Fee (incl GST)|
|Note: Please note that Blackbridge is operated by an independent contractor (Bin Hire & Co. Phone No. 0800 258 246 ) and not HDC. The rates listed below are not definitive but based on best available information supplied.|
|General Rubbish||Min Charge||$8.00||Per Tonne||$279.50|
|Green Waste||Mini Charge||$8.00||Per Tonne||$89.90|
|Polystyrene||Min Charge||$283.50||Per Tonne||$2,047.00|
|Tyres||Car Tyre||$10.00||Truck Tyre||$20.00||Tractor Tyre||$50.00|
|Fridge / Freezer||Small||$6.00||Large||$10.00|
|Concrete||Small Trailer||$45.00||Large Trailer||$90.00|
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