PUT IT IN THE
RECYCLE BIN
READY
REFERENCE
REFUSE &
RECYCLING
If you’re unsure of what to do
take a look at the lists to help
you through!
www.waimatedc.govt.nz
Please Remember:
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Aluminium cans
Aluminium foil / plates
(clean)
Bottles and jars
Cardboard (flat)
Cereal boxes (Flat)
Coffee tins
Computer paper
Cosmetic jars (clean)
Drink bottles
Drink cans
Egg cartons
Envelopes (all)
Foil or biscuit trays
(clean)
Food cans (clean)
Clean wrap and
flexible plastics
Greeting cards
Ice cream containers
Jam Jars
Janitorial bottles
(cleaning products)
Junk mail
Magazines
Margarine tubs
Milk bottles
Motor oil containers
(clean & empty)
Newspapers
Office paper
Paint tins
(clean & empty)
Paperboard
Pet food tins (clean)
Phone books
Plastic lids (off bottles)
Plastics – rigid – ALL
Shampoo / conditioner
bottles
Steel and tin cans (clean)
Toilet roll inners
Vegetable oil containers
Wine bottles
Wrapping paper
Reuse - Recycle - Recover
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Items must be clean
Lids removed off bottles/jars etc
Cans to have lids pushed in and the
top squeezed together
Paper to be bundled or bagged
Scrap metal, computers, LPG cylinders and old appliances should be taken to the RRP for disposal
Only listed items can be recycled
Put items in the correct bins if using
the rural drop-off sites
For further information or advice please
phone:
0800 359 1221 Metallic Sweeping Ltd or
03 689 00 00 Waimate District Council
Resource Recovery Park (RRP)
at the end of Racecourse Road,
Waimate.
Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 10.30am—4.30pm
Saturday
10.30am—4.30pm
Sunday
12.00pm—4.30pm
Public Holidays
CLOSED
Phone: 689 6550
WAIMATE DISTRICT
REFUSE COLLECTION
OPTIONS
PUT IT IN THE
REFUSE BIN
YOUR BIN MAY NOT BE EMPTIED
FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS:
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URBAN 80L
Refuse Bin.
Collected
Weekly
URBAN
Rubbish Bags
with official WDC
Logo or sticker
Collected
Weekly
WDC
RURAL 240L
Refuse Bin
Collected
Fortnightly
MIXED MATERIAL ITEMS
Items made of 2 or more materials
unable to be separated should be
disposed of in the Refuse bin or bag.
Aerosol cans (Empty)
Animal droppings
Ash (Cold)
Band aids/Dressings
Bread Bags
Broken Glass
Carbon paper
Cassette or Video tapes
Ceramics
Chemicals—solid
Cooking fats –solid
Crockery
Crystal ware
Cutlery
Dirty Foil
Disposable nappies
Drinking glasses
Empty motor oil
Foam boxes
Foam underlay
Food scraps
Food contaminated
paper/card, wrap
Fruit juice cartons
Kitty litter
Light-bulbs
Lolly wrappers
Matchboxes
Medical waste
Milk cartons
Mirrors
Multi-material
packaging
Oven-proof glass
Pens, pencils, felts,
Crayons
Plastic or Supermarket
Bags
Plate glass
Polystyrene
Porcelain
Potato chip & snack
bags
Sharp objects -wrapped
Styrofoam
Syringes
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste tubes
Toys
Treated timber
Unrecyclable household
items
Vacuum dust
Waxy paper/cardboard
Window glass
Yoghurt containers
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Not put out before 7am - though collection
times may vary.
Bin not placed correctly
Residential: Kerbside, to road as indicated
on lid.
Rural: 2.5m off shoulder, facing front, on
left, safe location
Bin too heavy.
Bin overfilled—lid not closed flush
Bin too tightly packed.
Bin contains unacceptable material ie:
green-waste, recycling, hot ashes, liquids,
flammables, explosive, toxic, hazardous or
heavy objects.
Any bin not emptied will have a sticker
placed on it explaining why
(except if bin is put out too late)
GREENWASTE COLLECTION
SERVICE
Supplied by Metallic Sweeping Ltd
at a cost of $156.85 per year.
Subject to change
Phone
0800 359 1221