All hazardous substances including garden chemicals need to be disposed of carefully. Information on disposal facilities for the Horowhenua District is available below.
The Horowhenua District Council Waste Transfer Stations do not accept hazardous substances. This means anything that is:
- corrosive; or
This includes the following items:
- bulk liquids;
- lead Acid Batteries;
- refrigerators and freezers;
- PCB wastes (Polychlorinated Biphenyls found in Ballasts in fluorescent lighting systems);
Options for Disposal - Chemicals, Paint Thinners, Pharmaceutical Drugs & Explosives
Options for Disposal - Asbestos
If you have asbestos to dispose of, you can either:
If you are unsure about what to do with any hazardous substances, please contact Council on (06) 366 0999.
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Please call us any time on 06 366 0999 to report something that is causing an immediate risk to the safety of a person, people, or property.