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Gisborne Transfer Station

Gisborne Refuse Transfer Station is a purpose built facility open to the public and commercial business for the disposal of general waste, green garden waste and recycling. This site is cashless - EFTPOS / Paywave ONLY

Also provided is a free recycling location to accept small quantities cardboard / paper / aluminum and steel cans / glass bottles and jars / plastic bottles and containers marked with the 1-5 inside the triangle. Commercial quantities are accepted over the weighbridge.

Site safety:

  • No parking on yellow lines
  • Obey staff instructions
  • Drive slow, give away
  • Children and pets to remain in vehicles
  • Covered footwear must be worn - no bare feets or jandals / sandals
  • We are paywave and EFTPOS only.
  • Enter at your own risk, no responsibility is accepted for any damage how ever caused.

 

Prices

Updated 1 JUL 2021

  • Waste Oil - $3.00 per litre
  • Car tyres (off rim) - $5 each
  • Weighbridge charge (each visit) - $20
  • GDC refuse stickers - $3.61 or bag dropoff
  • All prices incl. GST

 

 

 

 

 

 

  General waste Garden waste Paper/cardboard Plastic/tin/aluminium co-mingled Glass Hardfill/cleanfill Putresibles (hazardous)
Weighbridge weight per tonne $386.40 $179 $134 $540 $217 $329 $494.40
Car/ute/trailer minimum charge $20 $10 $17 $17 $17 $35 $42
Minimum weight (kg) 50kg 50kg 100 30kg 75kg 100kg 80kg
Description and notes General household and commercial waste
  • Lawn clippings
  • Leaves
  • Tree trimmings
  • Untreated only
  • No flax
  • Recycling must be seperated
  • Clean cardboard and paper
  • Contaminated or mixed product will be treated as general waste
  • Recycling must be seperated
  • Plastic grade 1 and 2 only, tin and aluminium
  • Contaminated or mixed product will be treated as general waste
  • No polystyrene or ploly panel
  • Recycling must be seperated
  • Colour sorted glass bottles and jars
  • Contaminated or mixed product will be treated as general waste
  • No windows or laminated glass
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  • Concrete (no steel)
  • Rock, rubble
  • Sand, clays, soil, dirt
  • Ceramics/tiles
  • Asphalt
  • Fibreboard
  • Window or sheet glass
  • No contaminated soils

Obnoxious waste:

  • Dead animals
  • Offal
  • Faeces
  • Rotton organic material
  • Must be fully wrapped, bagged and sealed

 

Special waste

By prior arrangement only. Price on application.

  • Asbestos
  • Tyres
  • Treated timber
  • Appliances
  • E-waste
  • Batteries
  • Flexible plastic

Not accepted at this facility:

  • Paint
  • Oils or pretroliums
  • Liquid waste
  • Medical waste
  • Car bodies
  • Large commercial tyres
Transfer station details
0800 10 10 10
75 Innes Street, Awapuni Gisborne 4010

 

Day Opening hours
Monday - Friday 7.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday - Sunday 9.30am - 3.30pm
Public holidays 9.30am - 3.30pm
Good Friday, Christmas Day Closed

 

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