Kerbside Refuse and Recycling Collection Service

Council is meeting it's obligation under the 2008 Waste Minimisation Act and Council's Solid Waste (asset) Management and Minimisation Plan (SWaMMP), by providing a weekly Kerbside Refuse Collection Service for the communities of Te Kuiti, Piopio, Mokau and that part of the Rural Ward in and around Te Kuiti and Waitomo Village.

All blue refuse bags must be placed on the kerbside by 8:00am on the day of collection. 

Collection takes place on the following days:

Tuesday: Piopio
  Mokau/ Awakino
  Waitomo Rural Ward
Friday: Te Kuiti

 

 

 

 

Any change to the Kerbside Collection Service, will be published under 'News' on our website.

WDC Official Refuse Bag blue

Only official WDC blue refuse bags will be accepted by the kerbside refuse collection service.

Broken glass must be well wrapped in newspaper. 

Weight of full bag should not exceed 15kg.

DO NOT INCLUDE: sharp objects, hot ashes.

 


 


Official WDC refuse bags can be purchased from the following outlets:

  • Waitomo District Landfill
  • Waitomo District Transfer Stations
  • Te Kuiti New World
  • Te Kuiti SuperValue
  • Waitomo Caves Visitor Information Centre
  • Piopio Superette
  • Marokopa Camping Ground Store
  • Benneydale Food Store
  • Mokau Museum
  • Junction Service Station Awakino


Recycling Collection

Council provides a weekly Kerbside Recyclables Collection Service for the communities of Te Kuiti, Piopio, Mokau and that part of the Rural Ward in and around Te Kuiti and Waitomo Village.

Properties that are currently receiving a Kerbside Recycling Collection Service have been provided with a purpose built Green Bin for recycling purposes that is collected on the same day as the bagged refuse collection.

Large volumes of recyclables can be deposited free of charge at the Waitomo District Landfill.

WDC Green Bin

 

What can you include in your Green Bin?

WDC Green Bins are to be used for recycling household items such as tin and aluminium cans, plastic (types 1 and 2), glass bottles/ jars and paper and cardboard items.

  • Download our Kerbside Recycling Guide.

WDC Kerbside Recycling Guide 2016 (PDF, 2.39 Mb)

The Kerbside Recycling Collection Service takes place on the following days: 

Tuesday: Mokau/ Awakino
  Waitomo Rural Ward/ Piopio
Friday: Te Kuiti

 

 

 

Any change to the Kerbside Collection Service, will be published under 'News' on our website.