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Transfer station fees and charges

Please note that Maleme Street Transfer Station is now closed to the general public. Garden waste and recycling waste streams are also closed to commercial users. Te Maunga Transfer Station remains open to the public and commercial user.



as of 1 July 2021

General Waste (Te Maunga is no longer accepting general waste from commercial users, use Maleme Street instead) Charges
All Vehicles $27.70 per 100kg (minimum charge $19.00 up to 60kg)
Polystyrene $1714.00 per tonne (minimum charge $72.00 up to 40kg)
Generic 60 Litre Rubbish Bag $3.50 per bag (limit of three bags up to 10kg each)
Pre-paid council rubbish bags (no longer available in stores) Free
Garden-waste (no flax, bamboo, pampas grass, palm & cabbage trees) Charges
All Vehicles $12.40 per 100kg (Te Maunga Transfer Station only - minimum charge $14.00 up to 110kg)
Other Charges
Cleanfill soil $63.00 per tonne (Te Maunga Transfer Station only - minimum charge $63.00)
Concrete (must be 100% concrete or will be charged at General Waste cost) $63.00 per tonne (Te Maunga Transfer Station only - minimum charge $63.00)
Weigh only $19.00 per weigh
Fridges and freezers $25.00 each
Tyres - passenger vehicle $10.00 each
Tyres - truck $21.00 each
Contact the Transfer Station for disposal of large quantities of tyres.  

No charge if clean and dropped to Recycling Centre.
If presented with rubbish at gatehouse general waste fees apply. Excludes fridges and freezers. 

Paying at Transfer Station:

Cash, Eftpos, Credit Cards, (Mastercard and Visa only) No Cheques Accepted.

For setting up a charge account at Transfer Stations please phone: 07 574 9707

Last Reviewed: 12/05/2022

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