General Waste

What I can put in my rubbish bin:


The 120 litre green wheelie bin with the red lid is where you put all of your general waste (any domestic waste that can not be recycled).

This will be picked up on a weekly basis.

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What I can't put in my rubbish bin:

We encourage recycling so please don't put recyclables or green waste in your rubbish bins. The following items also should not be put in your rubbish bin:

  • Hot ashes, explosives or flammable material
  • Greenwaste or any other organic matter
  • Dirt
  • Concrete
  • Liquid or hazardous waste
  • Large or bulky objects
  • Sharp objects or material capable of puncturing the bin


Hazardous Waste
Domestic Hazardous Waste (paints, batteries) under 10 litres can be left at the Hawera Transfer Station. Callers with queries regarding disposal of special or possibly hazardous wastes should be advised to call Taranaki Regional Council during working hours