Rubbish & Recycling - Fees & Charges

Rubbish Recycling

Horowhenua District Council's Rubbish and Recycling fees and charges for the 2016/2017 financial year are provided below.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2016. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates.

Official Council Kerbside Rubbish Bags 2016/17 Fees
Council - Large Kerbside Rubbish Bags $4.00
Council - Small Rubbish Bags $3.00
Foxton and Shannon Refuse Transfer Stations (RTS)  2016/17 Fees
Disposal of official HDC Refuse Bag (up to 4)   Free
Disposal of Private Plastic Bags (<10kgs)  $4.70
Disposal of Private Plastic Bags (10kgs +)  n/a

Cars 

  • Hatchbacks, sedans and small station wagons, where waste could be either inside the designated boot section or outside the boot section, ie on the seats and/or on the roof. 
  • People movers (6-8 seater family van) and SUV’s (Sport Utility Vans), where all waste is carried inside the designated boot section, ie not on the seats and/or on the roof.   
 
Cars - General $24.00
Cars - Green $12.00

Carboots

  • Hatchbacks, sedans and small station wagons, where waste is inside the designated boot section, NOT outside the boot section, ie on the seats or on the roof. 
 
Car boot - General  $17.00
Car boot - Green $9.00
Van/Utes/Utility Vehicles
  • People movers (6-8 seater family vans) and SUV’s (Sport Utility Vans), where all waste is carried outside the designated boot section, ie on the seats and/or on the roof. 
  • Large Station Wagons 
  • Vehicles with a flat deck on a van type chassis, provided the waste is NOT higher than 1.0m.  These ‘light truck’ type vehicles are recognisable as they have the same cabin as the van. 
 
Vans/Ute/Utility - General $43.00
Vans/Ute/Utility - Green  $17.00
Trailers - General (up to 2m³) up to 2.4m long x 1.2 wide - single or double axle  $43.00
Trailers - Green (up to 2m³) up to 2.4m long x 1.2m wide - single or double axle  $16.00
Large Trailers - General (per m³) up to 4.0m long x 1.2m wide  $26.00 per m³
(min $45.00)
 Large Trailers - Green (per m³) up to 4.0m long x 1.2m wide $12.00 per m³
(min $20.00)
  Overweight - Truck, Trailer, Van or Ute loads containing concrete or similar Plus $40.00 on above
Special, Prohibited Wastes and Other Fees  
Car Bodies (Foxton only)  Free
Paint Exchange  Free
Waste Oil  $2.00/Ltr 
Tyres (per tyre)  $6.00
Truck/Tractor Tyres (per tyre) $12.00
Fridge/Freezer (per item) $31.00
General Whiteware (per item)  $17.50 
LPG Bottles/Tanks (per item)  $6.00
Car Batteries  Free
Solid Waste Collectors  
Waste Collectors Annual Licence Fee   $150.00

Levin Refuse Transfer Station (RTS)

The Levin Refuse Transfer Station (RTS) is owned and operated by MidWest Disposals Ltd.  Fees and charges that apply for the Levin RTS are available below.

Midwest Disposals Ltd Fees & Charges: Levin Refuse Transfer Station(PDF, 38KB)