Rubbish and Recycling

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Transfer Station Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2pm to 5pm
Wednesday 10am to 1pm
Weekend and Statutory Holidays 1pm to 5pm
Good Friday Closed 
Christmas Day Closed 

Located at the southern end of Cordelia Street (06) 765 8500.

For current refuse fees, click here to view the council's Fees and Charges document.

Refuse Collection

Rubbish is collected from Areas A and B every Monday. 

This bin with the red lid is for general refuse. Any general refuse can be put in this bin including green waste such as weeds, lawn clippings and broken glass The two items that cannot be put in this bin are hot ashes and liquids.

The bin should be placed at the road side by 7.30am on the morning of your collection day with the wheels facing the house. Council collection services are not disrupted by public holidays.

Recycling Collection

Recycling is collected weekly on a Monday. 

The large bin is for recycling only and the blue crate is for glass, and they are collected on alternate weeks.

Your recycling bin should be placed at the roadside by 7.30am.

Council collection services are not disrupted by public holidays.

Materials that can be put in the recycling wheelie bin are:

  • Newspapers
  • Corrugated cardboard only
  • Any plastics with the numbers 1 to 7 inclusive, including plastic milk bottles and plastic drink bottles
  • Steel and aluminium cans

All containers must be washed and have caps removed. These materials may be placed in the bin unsorted.

Glass that can be put in the blue crate are:

  • Drink & other bottles (clear, green and brown only)
  • Jars

Printable Maps and Calendars

Map - Which AREA am I in?

2017 Calendar - Collection AREA A

2017 Calendar - Collection AREA B

What can go in my recycling bin

 

 Agrecovery Rural Recycling

 Agrecovery Container recycling provides a safe and fully compliant programme for the recycling of plastic agrichemical, biological, animal health and dairy hygiene containers.

The Agrecovery Rural Recycling Programme recently held collections in Taranaki for unwanted or expired horticultural, agricultural and veterinary chemicals, financially supported by the Taranaki Regional and District Councils. Although these collections are now over, you can contact Agrecovery for further information on Agrecovery Chemicals and other rural recycling programmes on offer,  visit www.agrecovery.co.nz or contact Agrecovery on 0800 247 326.

For household or garden chemicals please contact your local council, as these are not subsidised under the Agrecovery Chemicals programme.

Love Food Hate Waste

See the Love Food Hate Waste website for ideas on how to use food leftovers and 'scraps'.

Old Mobile Phones

Stratford District Council is proud to be a collection point for old mobile phones for charity. The objective of this is to collect old mobile phones that otherwise may find their way to landfills. Drop your old mobile phones off at the Transfer Station today for free. Help the environment!

Useful Links

Fees and Charges