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Redclyffe Transfer StationTe taupuna whakawhiti para o Redclyffe

Redclyffe Transfer Station is located on Springfield Road, a few minutes southwest of Taradale. It takes various types of recycling, scrap metal, green waste, building waste, general waste and other items including retired LPG bottles and waste oils. Booking is no longer required.

Refuse Transfer Station

The Council operates a Refuse Transfer Station operation at 193 Springfield Road, Redclyffe.

Transfer Station Phone: +64 6 844 4945

Council's Refuse Transfer Station at Redclyffe accepts most domestic, garden and building waste.

All vehicles using these facilities are weighed in and out and charges are based on the weight and type of material dropped off.

The Recycling operation is part of Council's Waste Minimisation initiatives and accepted items can be dropped off free of charge. This service is set up to handle household volumes of recycling. 

Monday to Saturday: 7.30 am - 5.00 pm
Sunday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

(Last entry at 4:45 PM everyday)

Holidays: Closed on Good Friday, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

What Goes Where?

Before Kiosk – Accepted items that are clean are free for recycle in non-Commercial volumes.

  • Green, brown and clear glass bottles and jars
  • Paper/cardboard
  • Tin/aluminium cans
  • Plastics grades 1 and 2 ONLY ( If in doubt, chuck it out)
  • Scrap metal
  • LPG bottles

After Kiosk - Charge applies.

  • Green waste, general waste, polystyrene, car tyres, concrete,
  • Fridges, freezers, paint and waste oil have their own area located near the main tip face.

A free recycling area is located before the kiosk and open during normal hours.

Before Kiosk - Free to recycle.

  • Green, brown and clear glass bottles
  • Paper/cardboard
  • Tin/aluminium cans

Refuse Transfer Station

Refuse Transfer Station Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Refuse Transfer Station Charges Fee (incl GST)
Note: Tonnages are obtained via calibrated weighbridge, minus the weight of the vehicle, in 20kg increments.
Note: No fixed charge for individual rubbish bags
Note: Government waste levy and ETS (Emissions Trading Scheme) charges are incorporated in the rate for general refuse.
Note: Fridges, freezers and batteries will only be accepted after paying general waste charges. This is because of high costs to de-gas these appliances and high cost of recycling batteries.
Note: Discount for bulk waste account holders dumping a tonnage in excess of 500 tonnes per annum is disestablished.
All Vehicles
Green waste (per tonne)$120.00 
General Refuse (per tonne)$260.00 
Discount for separating Green waste$6.00 
Note: Waste oil, paint, fridges, freezers and batteries are weighed as part of your load and charged at general refuse rate to help cover disposal costs
Minimum Charges
General refuse (applies to loads under 50kg)$13.00 
General refuse (applies to loads up to 100kg)$26.00 
Green waste (applies to loads under 50kg)$10.00 
Green waste (applies to loads up to 100kg)$14.00 
Fixed Charges
Polystyrene & Bulk packaging (per cubic metre)$70.00 
Car tyres (each); Motorcycle or quad bike tyres (single or pair) Truck or Tractor tyres not accepted$8.00 
Charge to re-issue lost inwards docket$10.00 
Paper + cardboard, glass, cans + plastics (type 1,2) and scrap metal at the recycling stationNo Charge 

Transfer Station Location Map


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