Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste is accepted at both our Transfer Stations by prior arrangement to ensure an approved handler is available to safely deal with the waste.  Please call Waste Management on 03 3412092 to arrange.

What can and can't be accepted


  • Class 2,3,4,5,6 (not cyanide), 8 & 9. Please note the container must be labelled. An unlabelled container must be accompanied by a safety data sheet (MSDS). 

  • The quantity must not exceed 100kgs or 100 litres. 

Not accepted:

  • Class 1,6 (cyanide), 7 (please contact the police).

  • Anything in an unlabelled or leaking container or quantities over 100kgs or 100 litres (Please contact Waste Management Technical Service 0800 10 10 10 or 03 376 4191).


Domestic scale volumes not exceeding 20 litre bags, triple bagged and labelled in accordance with the Health and Safety (Asbestos) Regulations (2016) can be disposed of at both our Transfer Stations by prior arrangement only. Please call Waste Management on 03 3412092 to arrange.  

For disposal of larger quantities, please contact Victoria Flats Landfill (Scope Recourses 03 445 1860).

Disposal fees

Current fees and charges can be found here: https://www.qldc.govt.nz/services/rubbish-recycling/transfer-stations


The Otago Regional Council (ORC) offer a free agrichemical collection programme.

The programme offers free collection to urban and rural residents of agrichemicals and animal remedies.

Contact ORC on 03 474 0827 for further information or visit their website: www.orc.govt.nz 

What can I do with leftover paint?

If you have paint or paint packaging that you no longer want or need, you can return it to one of the following locations:

Resene ColorShop. Go to the Resene website for more information on participating Resene PaintWise Collection Centres locations, and their acceptance list.

Dulux Trade Centre. Go to the Dulux website for more information on participating locations, and their acceptance list: https://www.dulux.co.nz/applicator/services/dulux-paint-take-back-service

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