Green & food waste

We're working on ways to keep organic waste out of the landfill.  In the meantime, find out about other ways to dispose of green or food waste.  

  • What's accepted: 

    Tree branches up to 400mm in diameter and small tree stumps. This waste is then chipped and reused in the district on parks and reserves.

    Cost

    $70 per tonne.

    What's not accepted?

    Broom, gorse, flax, cabbage trees, grasses, leaves, weeds, sawdust, timber off-cuts, crates, wood packaging or gib board

    These items will be charged as rubbish and disposed of at the landfill.  

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  • What's accepted: 

    Tree branches up to 400mm in diameter and small tree stumps. This waste is then chipped and reused in the district on parks and reserves.

    Cost

    $70 per tonne.

    What's not accepted?

    Broom, gorse, flax, cabbage trees, grasses, leaves, weeds, sawdust, timber off-cuts, crates, wood packaging or gib board

    These items will be charged as rubbish and disposed of at the landfill.  

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  • Wanaka Greenwaste and Landscaping Supplies  is privately owned and operated and takes all manner of greenwaste, from tree and hedge clippings to weeds and general garden waste.

    Please keep all cabbage tree, flax and grass clippings separated.

    Location: Ballantyne Road
    Hours: Monday - Sunday 10.00am - 3.00pm
    Contact: 027 476 6034

    Also available onsite: Mulch, compost, bark and most landscaping supplies. Courtesy trailer available.

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  • Glenorchy, Kingston, Lake Hawea, Luggate and Makarora all have community run greenwaste facilities. 

    For more information please contact your local community association. Details can be found here.

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