Rubbish can be dropped off at transfer stations in both Queenstown and Wanaka, although the Council encourages the community to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible.
Queenstown Transfer Station
Frankton end of Glenda Drive, Frankton Industrial Estate.
8am – 5pm, 7 days a week. Closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and the morning of ANZAC day.
Please note the Frankton Transfer Station will be closed from 12 noon on 17 May until 8am 20 May.
03 451 0179
Wanaka Transfer Station
Ballantyne Road (old tip site)
8am - 5pm, 7 days a week. Closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and the morning of ANZAC day.
Please note the Wanaka Transfer station will be partially closed from 11-17 June to allow for repairs.
03 443 6063
Cost to dispose of rubbish at the Transfer Station
|Single refuse bags||$4.50|
|Cars / small loads (lighter than 100kg)||$18.50|
|Van / Ute / Trailer / Large Vehicle (lighter than 200kg)||$40.00|
|Per Tonne of green waste||$70.00|
|Per Tonne Recycling Centre Recoveries||$40.00|
|Hazardous Waste - up to 20kg or 20 litres, flat fee||$10.00|
|Hazardous Waste - greater than 20kg or 20 litres, per kg||$10.00|
|Tyres per tonne||$438.00|
|Tyres - per std car tyre||$5.00|
|Tyres - per std truck tyre||$20.00|
|Cleanfill per tonne||$70.00|
|Scrap metal per tonne||No charge|
Council-approved blue rubbish bags
Council-approved residential wheelie bins
|120 litre wheelie bin per annum||$260.20|
|240 litre wheelie bin per annum||$452.30|
|These charges are inclusive of GST and apply from 1 July 2018 to 20 June 2019|