Trash Palace accepts household items, whiteware, electronic waste and other items that can be resold in their shop, or recycled.
Drop off household items such as clothing, linen, toys and working small appliances at a Kiwi Community Assistance donation bins: Kiwi Community Assistance. Items are donated to local charities.
Spicer Landfill accepts used vehicle oil, batteries and gas bottles (conditions apply).
These companies provide special disposal or recycling services for the automotive industry:
Used oil: Thurline Transport, phone (04) 568 2185 or 0800 732 953
Spicer Landfill accepts vehicle bodies for a fee. The cost is higher if the vehicle has rubbish in it.
Other local businesses that accept vehicles:
These dealers may pay for scrap metal, subject to demand:
The Resene Colour Shop on Lyttelton Avenue accepts useable leftover Resene paint to donate to community groups (conditions apply).
Clean and empty metal paint cans up to 4 litres can go in the household recycling collection.
Second Life Plastics in Levin has a collection service for various types of plastic. Phone (06) 364 5152.
Interwaste in Porirua provides a recycling service for these products, including compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). You can buy a pre-paid postage box and send it back for recycling. Phone (04) 237 6982.
http://www.agrecovery.co.nz/provides sustainable systems for recovering and recycling “on-farm” waste products.