Commercial Waste


The council fixed point facilities DO NOT accept hazardous waste from commercial businesses.

Household hazardous waste is considered to be waste of a type and amount that could be reasonably found in a household. As there are variations in the type and amount of material accepted at fixed point facilities, please phone to check what is accepted before you visit the facility.

The fixed point facility staff have the right to refuse to accept a customer's hazardous waste if he/she suspects it may be commercial.

Commercial hazardous waste is accepted by a number of companies, for a full list of these please look in the Yellow Pages under 'Waste Disposal'. Please remember that there are regulations governing the transport and disposal of hazardous waste by commercial businesses.

Please note: home businesses, churches, marae and schools are not considered to be household waste for the purposes of the council provided hazardous waste services.



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