You may have noticed the road works around our Queenstown office and library located on Gorge Road. Don’t worry, both are still open so pop in and see our friendly team! For information on the road works underway, please visit our Major Projects page.

The Frankton and Wānaka Transfer Station facilities will close every Sunday, starting 27 November until 8 January 2023, due to staff shortages. Both facilities will be open 8.00am-5.00pm Monday to Saturday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Household Polystyrene

There are two collection points for recycling household Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) packaging in our district.

These include Wastebusters in Wānaka and Mitre 10 Mega in Queenstown, thanks to Expol

The EXPOL Residential Polystyrene Recycling scheme is a trial offering households the opportunity to return retail-packaging waste for reprocessing.

The material collected through both the Wastebusters and Mitre 10 drop off points is processed into a range of new polystyrene products including insulation.   

QLDC do not accept Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) for kerbside recycling – so please do not place EPS into your yellow mixed recycling bin.

EXPOL also offer builders a construction EPS recycling service, which is arranged through direct contact with them.

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