Waste Services at Level 2

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Published: 12 Aug 2020

Kerbside Waste collection (3 Bins)

  • 3-Bin Service fully operational with recycling and organic materials diverted from landfill.
  • Please sort your rubbish, recycling and organics as normal, contaminated bins will not be collected.
  • Please ensure your bin isn’t blocked by cars and is well spaced to allow for efficient collection.

Transfer stations

  • Car registrations will be used for contact tracing purposes.
  • Physical distancing rules will apply.
  • Transfer stations at Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine and Pleasant Point are open to all customers.
  • Please use your closest Transfer Station.

Opening Times

Transfer StationOpening Times
RedruthOpen Monday - Friday  7.30am - 4.30pm, Saturday 10am-4.30pm, Sunday 10am-4.30pm
TemukaOpen Thursdays - 10am - 4pm, Saturdays 10am - 4pm
GeraldineOpen Tuesdays - 10am - 4pm, Saturdays 10am - 4pm
Pleasant PointWednesdays 2:30pm - 4.30pm Saturdays 10am - 4pm
Crow's NestDaily,  9am - 4.45pm
Redruth Scrap MetalOpen 24h

Waste Streams Accepted

Waste TypeCollected?
Scrap MetalYES
Electronic WasteYES
Reuseable GoodsYES

Compost sales

Timaru District Council and Waste Management would like to thank the public for helping us through this transition period and therefore we are pleased to announce that we will be offering our “Timaru Eco Compost” at special reduced rates until the end of June.

  • 20L bags Normally $5.00 - Now $4.00 20% OFF
  • Bulk loads Normally $120 tonne - Now $60.00 tonne 50% OFF

Last updated: 12 Aug 2020