Waste Minimisation Fees

Fees & charges

Please note, all charges are GST inclusive unless indicated otherwise.

Bin Collection Fees

OptionCompost
(Weekly)
Recycle
(Fortnightly)
Glass 
(Fortnightly
Rubbish
(Fortnightly)
Cost per year in Rates
(GST inclusive)
Standard                            240 litre 240 litre 80 litre 140 litre $162.00
Large 240 litre 240 litre 80 litre 240 litre $210.00

The small and large options are available on application.

Extra Bin Fees

When extra bins are required (e.g. an extra recycle or rubbish bin for businesses, an extra compost bin for properties with large gardens), these are available on application and will be invoiced pro-rata in the first year. Following years will be charged on rates.

Bin type Compost
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Recycle
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Rubbish
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Glass
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Standard                    $130.00 $85.00 $180.00$85.00
Large $155.00 $100.00 $250.00$100

Replacement Bins

Bin Type
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Standard $110.00
Large $120.00

Non-compliant Bin Returns

Return of bins after removal for non-compliance will attract a $100.00 fee per delivery.

Transfer Station Administration Fees

Days 2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
Monday to Friday after hours opening. Actual cost charged if exceeds minimum $100.00 minimum fee
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays after hours opening. Actual cost charge if it exceeds minimum $150.00 minimum fee
Drive off Administration Fee$25.00
Delivery of  non-compliant materials$100.00 minimum or charged at cost

Transfer Station Charges

Geraldine, Temuka, Timaru (for non-permit users)

All Vehicles Charged by Weight : t = Tonne

  • The Council recovers on behalf of Central Government a Waste Levy of $23 per tonne.  This is incorporated into the fees.
  • Applies to recycling delivered to the Materials Recovery Facility only.
  • Free drop-off facilities for recyclable materials are provided at Council transfer stations.
Type Charge per Tonne
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Minimum Charge
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Rubbish $250.00 / t$15.00
Sand, Soil, Clay $10.00 / t $10.00
Hardfill (concrete, rubble)$90.00 / t$10.00
Organic $80.00 / t$10.00
Recyclable - Commercial recycling delivered to the Materials Recovery facility $60.00 / t $10.00
Public Weigh  $11.00

Pleasant Point (no weighbridge)

  • The Council recovers, on behalf of Central Government, the Waste Levy of $11.50 per tonne. This is incorporated into the fees.
  • Truck loads not accepted at Pleasant Point
  • All volume based charges for waste include a waste levy charge
  • All loads will be charged pro rata by volume of materials. Minimum fee per visit of $10 applies
Type ALL VEHICLES
The charge is by measured volume (i.e. load m3 = (X x Y x Z))
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
iRubbish $50.00 / m3
Minimum fee $10.00
Sand, Soil, Clay (trailer load or part thereof)$10.00
Garden $9.00 / m3
Minimum fee $10.00
Recyclable Free

Special Waste Streams

Envirowaste Services Limited sets fees for commercial collection of waste, including where permits are required. Please contact Envirowaste Services Limited for fee details

Recycling Services

Escrap

Description2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
Computer Screens $10.00
Televisions $15.00
Photocopiers - small & medium (0.1 - 0.5m3) $25.00
Photocopiers - large (> 0.5m3) $45.00

All other miscellaneous electronic items accepted at no charge for households only.

Commercial deliveries (schools, organisations, businesses) please contact Council.
Mice, cellphones GPS units and digital cameras free for commercial deliveries.

Tyres

Description2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
Car / 4x4 / Light Truck $6.00
Heavy Truck $20.00
Tractor $75.00
Per tonne (must be de-rimmed or per tyre charge applied) $670.00

Compost Sales

As set by Envirowaste Services Limited.

Quantity2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
20 L Bags – Premium $5.50
Standard per tonne - Minimum charge $20.00 $100.00
Premium per tonne - Minimum charge $24.00         $120.00
  • Bags available at all transfer stations
  • Bulk compost available at Timaru, Geraldine and Temuka Transfer Stations

Last updated: 23 Sep 2021