Rubbish and Recycling A-Z

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We’ve created this handy lists to help you see quickly and easily what should go in your recycling wheelie bin, what should go in your green recycling crate, and what should go in your rubbish bag.

Item Where does it go
Alcohol bottles HDC Recyling bin icon. This item belongs in your Council glass recycling crate
But remove the lid, those can go in your Council recycling wheelie bin
Aluminium This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Aluminium cans Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Aluminium foil This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Batteries (Car) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Batteries (household) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Bedding This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Bedding (poor condition, wet, stained, torn) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Beer bottles HDC Recyling bin icon. This item belongs in your Council glass recycling crate
But remove the lid, those can go in your Council recycling wheelie bin
Bicycles / bike parts (poor condition, rusted) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Board games (all parts included) This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Board games (poor condition, parts missing) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Books (paperback, used poor condition, stained, torn) Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council Council recycling wheelie bin
Box (cardboard) Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Box (plastic) Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Brass This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Bubblewrap Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Cans / tins Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Car parts Can't be disposed on Kerbside. Contact your local wreckers. You could get cash for your old car. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Cardboard Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Carpet Rubbish bag icon. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Cars (unwanted, for scrap) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Contact your local wreckers. You could get cash for your old car
CDs This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
CDs(poor condition, broken) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Chemical waste This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a chemical collection and disposal company
Clingfilm Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Clothing This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Clothing (poor condition, wet, stained, torn) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Computers This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers, or to to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Concrete This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Copper This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Corks Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Corrugated Iron This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Crockery and cutlery This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Crockery and cutlery (poor condition, broken) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag

D E F G H I J K L

We’ve created this handy lists to help you see quickly and easily what should go in your recycling wheelie bin, what should go in your green recycling crate, and what should go in your rubbish bag.

Item Where does it go
Diesel This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a chemical collection and disposal company
Dirt / clean fill / soil This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Dishwashers This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Disposable plates Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Drinking glasses Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag These are Non-recyclable glass. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Egg cartons Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin
Electrical cable This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
E-Waste (anything electrical) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Fabric This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Fabric (poor condition, wet, stained, torn) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Fire extinguisher This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Fluorescent lights This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Fluorescent lights contain mercury and must be properly disposed of. Contact Interwaste for options to properly recycle your fluorescent lights
Food scraps compost icon.
Turn food scraps into compost for you garden
Fridge / freezer (Broken) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Fridge / freezer (Repairable) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a whiteware repairs
Furniture This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Furniture (poor condition, broken) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Garden / Green Waste This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Compost in your garden or can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Garden waste This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Gas cylinders / LPG bottle This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Glass (broken) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag These are Non-recyclable glass. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Glass food jars HDC Recyling bin icon.
This item belongs in your Council glass recycling crat.
But remove the lid, those can go in your Council recycling wheelie bin
Glasses / eyewear This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Glasses / eyewear (broken) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Grass / greenage This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations.
Hair / fur Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Heater (electric) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Heater (gas) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Herbicides This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a chemical collection and disposal company
Iron (metal) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Joinery (aluminium) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Junk mail Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin
Leaves This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Light bulb (broken, halogen, incandescent, LED) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag These are Non-recyclable glass. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Light bulb (energy saver / fluorescent) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag These are Non-recyclable glass. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
LPG bottle / Gas cylinders This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations

M N O P Q R

We’ve created this handy lists to help you see quickly and easily what should go in your recycling wheelie bin, what should go in your green recycling crate, and what should go in your rubbish bag.

Item Where does it go
Makeup Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Mattress This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Mattress (poor condition, wet, stained, torn) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Meat trays Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag This is a Non-recyclable material. Both plastic (due to contamination from meat juice) and polystyrene go in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Medicine This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to your local pharmacy for safe disposal
Metal lids from jars and bottles Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Milk bottles Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Mirrored glass Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag These are Non-recyclable glass. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Mobile phones (any condition) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to Noel Leeming, Levin or visit Re:Mobile for more options to recycle your mobile phone
Monitors This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Musical instruments This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Needles / syringes This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to your local pharmacy for safe disposal
Newspapers / magazines Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin
Oil (cooking) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a Waste cooking oil removal company
Oil (engine) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton Transfer Recycling Stations
Oven This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Paint This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a Resene ColourShop, or to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Paper Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin
Perfume bottle Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Pesticides This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a chemical collection and disposal company
Petrol This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a chemical collection and disposal company
Phone books Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin
Pizza Boxes Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag This is a Non-recyclable material. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Plastic bags Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag This is a soft plastic, place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag.
Plastic containers (numbers 1-7) Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!.

This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!.

This excludes meat trays due to contamination from meat juice these go in your Council rubbish bag.

Plastic wrap / Gladwrap Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag This is a soft plastic, place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Polystyrene Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Pots and pans This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Pots and pans (poor condition, stainless steel) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Printer cartridges Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Pyrex glass This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Pyrex glass (poor condition, broken) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag This is a Non-recyclable glass. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Rubbish (household) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag

S T U V W X Y Z

We’ve created this handy lists to help you see quickly and easily what should go in your recycling wheelie bin, what should go in your green recycling crate, and what should go in your rubbish bag.

Item Where does it go
Scrap metal This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Shoes This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Shoes (poor condition, wet, stained, torn) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Soft plastics Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag.
Solvents This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Take to a chemical collection or disposal company
Sports equipment This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Spray cans (empty) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Stainless steel This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Steel food tins and cans Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Takeaway cups (coffee, soft drinks) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag These are Non-recyclable materials. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag.
Takeaway food containers (clean plastic) Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!
Televisions This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Timber / wood This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Tin (metal) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Tissues / paper towel (used) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Toner cartridges Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Tools This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Tools (poor condition / broken) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Topsoil This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Toys This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Toys in poor condition (mixed material / wood / hard plastic) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Trailers This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Trees / stumps This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Tyres This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Videos and DVDs This item can be donated or given away. One man's trash is another man's treasure. Donate to your local charity shop
Videos and DVDs (poor condition, broken) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Waxed cardboard cartons (plastic-coated cardboard) - eg takeaway cups, milk or custard cartons Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag These are Non-recyclable materials. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Whiteware This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers OR can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Window (complete with frame, no glass) This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, take to a metal recyclers
Window glass (broken) Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag This is a Non-recyclable glass. Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Wine bottles (glass) HDC Recyling bin icon. This item belongs in your Council glass recycling crate
Wood pellets. This item can't be disposed on Kerbside. Can't be disposed on Kerbside, this item can be taken to the Foxton or Shannon Waste Transfer Recycling Stations
Wool Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag Place in your Horowhenua District Council rubbish bag
Yoghurt pots (clean) Place in your new Recycling Wheelie Bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!. This item belongs in your Council recycling wheelie bin - Don’t forget to wash and squash!