Waste Transfer & Recycling Stations

Levin Transfer Station cropped.

Overview

Horowhenua District Council provides six permanent recycling stations at Tokomaru, Opiki, Foxton, Shannon, Waitārere Beach and Levin and two summer recycling stations at Waikawa Beach and Foxton Beach.

Waste Transfer Stations are provided in Foxton and Shannon. Levin Transfer Station is a privately operated facility, and Council does not own or operate this transfer station.

Recycling Stations

Recycling stations are located at most towns in the district where materials may be deposited for recycling. These are located as follows:

Area Location Hours
Tokomaru Makerua Road, Tokomaru Hall Carpark
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All hour access
This recycling station may be removed temporarily for servicing and emptying.
Opiki School Tane Road, Opiki.
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All hour access
Foxton Beach Seabury Avenue, beside the Community Centre.
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Summer period only: All hour access mid-December until early April.
This recycling station may be removed temporarily for servicing and emptying.
Foxton Town Corner Purcell & Stewart Streets
(Foxton Transfer Station).
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All hour access
This recycling station may be removed temporarily for servicing and emptying.
Shannon Northern end of Thompson Street
(Shannon Waste Transfer Station)
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All hour access
This recycling station may be removed temporarily for servicing and emptying.
Waitārere Beach Waitārere Surf Life Saving Club
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All hour access
This recycling station may be removed temporarily for servicing and emptying.
Levin Levin Transfer Station, Sheffield Street.
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Monday - Friday
7:30am - 4pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
8am - 4:30pm
Closed: Good Friday, ANZAC, Christmas Day & New Year's Day.
Waikawa Beach Hank Edwards Reserve
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Summer period only: All hour access mid-December until early-January.
This recycling station may be removed temporarily for servicing and emptying.

Waste Transfer Stations

Locality Hours
Levin
Owned and operated by Midwest Disposals Ltd
Sheffield Street
Phone: 06 367 2915
Monday - Friday
7:30am - 4pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
8am - 4:30pm
Closed: Good Friday, ANZAC, Christmas Day & New Year's Day.
Foxton
Owned by HDC
Operated by Low Cost Bins
Harbour Street Entrance Opposite Purcell Street

Monday, Thursday and Friday: 12 noon to 4pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am to 4pm
Closed: Tuesday and Wednesday, Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Shannon
Owned by HDC
Operated by Low Cost Bins
Northern end of Thompson Street

Sunday: 10am to 2pm.
Closed: Monday to Saturday, Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Refer to our Fees & Charges page for depositing refuse at these facilities. Fees and charges listed are subject to change. Please contact Council's Customer Service Centre for any updates.

For information of what can be disposed of at the transfer stations please see our What goes where page

Hokio Landfill is not open to the public.