Recycling & Resource Recovery

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Recycling & Resource Recovery

Resource Recovery Park

The Waimate Resource Recovery Park is located at the end of Racecourse Road, Waimate and can be contacted on +64 3 689 6550. The park accepts ordinary household and domestic waste.

This map shows the location of the Resource Recovery Park as well as the refuse collection routes for Wednesdays and Thursdays:

Urban Collection and Resource Recovery Park

Refuse Services Information Sheet

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday Weekends Public Holidays
10.30am to 4.30pm

Saturday: 10.30am to 4.30pm

Sunday: 12pm to 4.30pm


Note: Charging is determined by volume. Examples of vehicles are indicative only.


Council encourages recycling and has put together a Ready Reference to clarify recycling or refuse.

Refuse and Recycle Brochure

Accepted Recycled Material

The following material can be recycled at the park site at no charge:

Flattened corrugated cardboard, paper, clean steel and aluminium cans, glass, scrap metal. Full loads of these recyclables (not green waste) are accepted during opening hours - FREE.

Kerbside Recycling Collection

The Waimate Recycling collection occurs on the same day as your refuse collection. All households within the collection area have been supplied with a black 60 litre recycling crate.

If you are in the rural area use the drop off sites around the district, If you have larger quantities please use our Resource Recovery Park.

Rural drop off stations map