Transfer Stations (Rubbish)

New Plymouth Transfer Station

This facility is owned and operated by Enviro Waste Limited please check details such as opening hours and charges with them on 06-758 7601.

Open daily 8am-4.30pm.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day.
Address: Colson Road, New Plymouth
Note: Recycling free.

The New Plymouth Transfer Station can receive some hazardous waste. Please contact Enviro Waste Limited (06-758 7601) regarding commercial quantities of hazardous waste.

Waitara Transfer Station

Open Saturday noon to 4pm, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1pm to 4pm.
Closed all public holidays.
Address: Norman Street, Waitara.
Note: Only light vehicles carrying domestic refuse are accepted, i.e. cars, vans, utes and station wagons with or without trailers. Trucks over one tonne payload are not accepted.

Inglewood Landfill and Transfer Station

Open Monday and Thursday 9.30am to 11.30am, Saturday and Sunday 1pm to 4pm.
Closed all public holidays.
Address: King Road, Inglewood.
Note: Only light vehicles carrying domestic refuse are accepted - cars, vans, utes, station wagons with or without trailers. Trucks greater than one tonne are accepted only if they are carrying green waste.

Okato Landfill and Transfer Station

Open Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday 1pm to 4pm.
Closed all public holidays.
Address: Hampton Road, Okato.
Note: Only light vehicles carrying domestic refuse are accepted, i.e. cars, vans, utes and station wagons with or without trailers. Trucks greater than one tonne are accepted only if they are carrying green waste.

Tongaporutu Transfer Station

Open Sunday 1pm to 4pm.
Closed all public holidays.
Address: Hutiwai Road, Tongaporutu.
Note: No EFTPOS facilities available on site.

After hours

A coin operated Jack Trash Bin is located at the southern end of the bridge. This costs $2 per rubbish bag.

Note: Only light vehicles carrying domestic refuse are accepted, i.e. cars, vans, utes and station wagons with or without trailers. Trucks greater than one tonne are accepted if they are carrying green waste.

Charges

Vehicle or load type  General rubbish  Green waste 
60L or 15kg bag $3.40 per bag $3 per bag
Car boot or small hatchback $26.50 $22
Large hatchback,station wagon or small van $40 $27
Large van, ute or trailer up to 1m3 $49 $33.50
Large trailer or small truck (per m3) $66 $38
Truck over one tonne payload (per m3) not accepted $38
Whiteware (per item) $13.50 -
Tyres (per item) $4.80 -
Glass bottles/aluminium cans No charge -

Can I get the charges waived?

Please contact us prior to taking your waste to the facility to see if you meet these criteria.

  • The rubbish collected is from beaches or other public places as part of a clean up organised by a community organisation, including schools, using voluntary labour.
  • The rubbish is collected from a public place by a charity or arises from a one-off clean up of property owned or occupied by a charity. (This does not apply to the normal cleaning of public places by a charity, or situations where a charity tender for refuse disposal on a regular basis. This also does not apply to sports and other clubs or schools.)
  • The rubbish arises as a consequence of fire or other natural disaster where there is no insurance or other funding to cover the costs.
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