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Midtown (Whanganui) Transfer Station

The Midtown Refuse Transfer Station is a cash free site, Eftpos and credit card transactions only.

Prices

Effective 1 July 2021. All prices include GST.

Description General waste Garden waste Recycling drop off
Bag - up to 60L $8 $6.50  
Wheelie bin $22 $13.50  
Garden waste fadge   $13.50  
Cardboard drop off     $15
Recycle drop off     $15
Car/trailer/ute/van/truck $280 per tonne $158 per tonne  
Car/trailer/ute/van/truck - minimum charge $78 up 280kg $47 up to 200kg  
Cleanfill $110 per tonne    
Cleanfill - minimum charge $37 up to 300kg    
Whiteware $32 per unit    
Care tyres no rims $25 per tyre    
Weigh only $12    
Weigh gross & tare $18    

 

All other waste stress - price on asking

Transfer station details
0800 10 10 10
14 Liffiton Street, Gonville, Whanganui 4500

 

Day Opening hours
Monday - Saturday 8am - 4.30pm
Sunday 9am - 4pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday Closed
Anzac Day Open from 1pm

 

Restricted waste

Please not that certain types of waste may not be acceptable at this facility. 

    • midtown-transfer-station.-restricted-items.pdf (37.5 kb)

If you are unsure if your waste materials are accepted at this site please enquire at the weighbridge office before dropping it off. The removal of unloaded and abandoned restricted waste from this site may incur a cost to the person or company responsible for unloading it. Waste Management reserves the right to inspect all loads and reject any load, or part thereof, deemed by staff as unacceptable for disposal at this site. A detailed list of restricted waste items is available on request at the Weighbridge Office

Customers are advised to carefully consider the most suitable, safe and cost effective container to be used when disposing of waste as minimum charges will be applied at the transfer station.

General Household and Commercial waste - Ask our weighbridge staff about batteries, oils, asbestos, gas cylinders, tyres, paint, e-waste, whiteware for the appropriate drop of points on site.

Green Waste – Please note that green waste cannot contain flax, phoenix palm fronds/cabbage tree/leaves, stumps, tree limbs over 100mm diameter, vines, gorse, agapanthus and other noxious plants. Netting, string/ twine/ wire, steel poles/ stakes, rubbish, hard fill/ clean fill/ concrete/ rocks.

Clean Fill – Public and commercial customers are asked to ensure they separate clean fill waste from other waste materials. Clean fill cannot contain organic material such as wood, trees, branches, weeds or rubbish, glass, rubber, plastics, metal or exposed steel.

Contaminated green waste, clean fill and recycling material may have to be treated as general waste and charged accordingly or removed from site by the customer.

 

Customer Notices

Customers enter at their own risk, no responsibility is accepted for any damage however caused.

Customers must be wearing covered shoes when on-site.

Persons under the age of 15 years and family pets must remain in vehicles at all times.

There is a 5km/h speed limit while on site.

For safety reasons customers are asked not to drive over the vehicle stops in front of the pit edge.

Waste Management also reserve the right to refuse admission.