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Published: 29 May 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, contamination monitoring will be in place
  • Please ensure your bin isn’t blocked by cars and is well spaced to allow for contactless collection.

Transfer stations

  • Transfer stations at Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine open to all customers from week of Monday 18 May to enable site preparation.
  • Due to physical distancing rules, capacity will be limited and waiting times will be longer than usual, so please only use if essential.
  • Please use your closest Transfer Station.

Opening Times

Transfer StationOpening Times from w/c Monday 25 May
RedruthOpen Monday - Friday  7.30am - 4.30pm, Saturday 10am-4.30pm, Sunday 10am-4.30pm
TemukaOpen Thursdays - 8.30am - 12.30pm & 1.00pm to 4.15pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm
GeraldineOpen Tuesdays - 8.30am - 12.30pm & 1.00pm to 4.15pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm
Pleasant PointClosed until contactless payment available on site
Crow's NestDaily,  9am - 4.45pm
Redruth Scrap MetalOpen 24h
NORMAL FEES APPLY - NO CASH- EFTPOS/CONTACTLESS CARD/ACCOUNT ONLY

Waste Streams Accepted

Waste TypeCollected?
Rubbish/LandfillYES
GreenwasteYES
CleanfillYES
RecyclingYES
CardboardYES
Scrap MetalYES
PolystyreneYES
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: 29 May 2020