Rubbish disposal fees and charges

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Our fees and charges for the 2023 / 2024 financial year are provided below.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive (unless otherwise stated).

We reserve the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with us for any updates.

Rubbish service at kerbside

Replacement recycling crate $16.00
Replacement recycling bin Not applicable
Official rubbish bag (65-litre) or sticker $4.00
Small rubbish bag (35-litre) $2.00

Rubbish services at Council’s transfer stations

We do not set the charges for the Re:Sort Centre on Kioreroa Road.  For Re:Sort Centre charges, please view the Northland Waste website.    

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The below list of charges are for the Council transfer stations only.   

Our transfer stations locations are:  Hikurangi, Kōkopu, Ngunguru, Ōakura, Ruatangata, Tauraroa and Uretiti.

Standard rubbish bag (65 litre) - rubbish $3.50
Standard rubbish bag (65 litre) - vegetation $2.00
Standard rubbish bag (35 litre) - rubbish $2.00
Car boot - rubbish $25.00
Car boot - vegetation $15.00
Station wagons, people movers - rubbish $48.00 per m3
Station wagons, people movers - vegetation $24.00 per m3
Ute, vans, 4 wheel drives - rubbish $48.00 per m3
Ute, vans, 4 wheel drives - vegetation $24.00 per m3
Trailers - rubbish $48.00 per m3
Trailers - vegetation $24.00 per m3
Loaded vehicle plus loaded trailer - rubbish $48.00 per m3
 Vegetation per ton $119.00
Televisions / screens / other e-waste $21.00
Whiteware / gas bottles (de-gassing) $7.00
Earthmover tyres Not accepted
4WD and light commercial tyre $13.00
Tractor tyre $51.00
Car tyre $8.00
Truck tyre $26.00
Tyres on rim As above + $3.50
 Rubbish per ton $233.00
 Public use of weighbridge $15.00
 Clean rubble, concrete, bricks per ton* $201.00

Re:Sort is owned and operated by a joint venture company, Northland Regional Landfill Limited Partnership. We do not set the charges for it.