Rubbish & Recycling - Fees & Charges

Rubbish Recycling

Horowhenua District Council's Rubbish and Recycling fees and charges for the 2018/2019 financial year are provided below.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2018. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates.

Fees and Charges for 2019/2020 

Horowhenua District Council's fees and charges for the 2019/2020 financial year are available below. These fees will be effective from 1 July 2019.  

Council Rubbish Bags

Official Council Kerbside Rubbish Bags  2018/19 Fees 2019/20 Fees
Council - Large Kerbside Rubbish Bags $4.00 $4.00

Waste Transfer Stations

Fees and charges for the Foxton and Shannon Waste Transfer Stations are available below. 

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. For further information, phone MidWest Disposals Ltd on (06) 367 2915.

MidWest Disposals Ltd Fees & Charges for Levin Refuse Transfer Station(PDF, 43KB)

Solid Waste Disposal Fees (Foxton & Shannon Waste Transfer Stations) 2018/19 Fees 2019/20 Fees
Disposal of official HDC Refuse Bag (up to 4)   Free  Free
Disposal of Private Plastic Bags (<10kgs)  $4.70  $5.30
Disposal of Private Plastic Bags (10kgs +)  n/a  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  $27.00
Cars - Green $12.00  $13.00

Car Boots

  • 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  $20.00
Car boot - Green $9.00  $10.00
Van / Utes
  • 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 - General $43.00  $47.00
Vans / Ute - Green  $17.00  $20.00
Trailers - General (up to 2m³) up to 2.4m long x 1.2m wide - single or double axle  $43.00  $50.00
Trailers - Green (up to 2m³) up to 2.4m long x 1.2m wide - single or double axle  $16.00  $20.00
Large Trailers - General (per m³) up to 4.0m long x 1.2m wide  $26.00 per m³
(min $45.00)
$27.00 per m³
(min $46.00)
Large Trailers - Green (per m³) up to 4.0m long x 1.2m wide $12.00 per m³
(min $20.00)
$12.00 per m³
(min $20.00)
Overweight - Truck, Trailer, Van or Ute loads containing concrete or similar Plus $40.00 on above Plus $40.00 on above
Special, Prohibited Wastes and Other Fees    
Car Bodies (Foxton only)  Free  Free
Paint Exchange  Free  Free
Waste Oil  $2.00/Ltr  $2.00/Ltr
Tyres (per tyre)  $6.00  $8.50
Truck / Tractor Tyres (per tyre) $12.00  $20.00
Fridge / Freezer (per item) $ 31.00  $31.00
General Whiteware (per item)  $17.50  $20.00
LPG Bottles / Tanks (per item)  $6.00   $6.00
Car Batteries  Free  Free

Solid Waste Collectors & Recycling Crates

Solid Waste Collectors 2018/19 Fees 2019/20 Fees
Waste Collectors Annual Licence Fee  $150.00 $150.00
Recycling Crates    
Replacement Recycling Crate (Pick Up) $17.00 $ 17.00
Replacement Recycling Crate (Delivered)    $31.50
Additional Recycling Crate (Annual Charge) $53.00 $53.00
New Crate / Wheelie Bin (New Build)
Free
Replacement Wheelie Bin (Delivered)    $75.00
Wheelie Bin Tow Hitch   $25.00