Please note we provide these recycling items as a service with no income for the majority of items. Separation of product streams is essential to keep our partners happy and to minimise the work and time for our volunteers. We appreciate your assistance.

HDPE 2 Bottle tops only


All other HDPE 2 items that are not bottle tops can be recycled kerbside.

Oral Care Products

Free, unlimited recycling - refer to picture for accepted items


Free, unlimited recycling - collected for Sustainable Coastlines Charitable Trust.

 Razors and packaging

Free- all brands of disposable razor blades/ handles/cartridges and their rigid/soft plastic packaging is accepted.

Aluminium Screw caps

Free, unlimited aluminiumn screw caps from wine, liquor and similar bottles

Ink Cartridges and Toners

Free unlimited recycling

Bread tags


All candle waxes

These will be made into fire starters.

PP5 Bottle tops and containers up to 2litres


Glad wrap, ziplock bags, food storage containers

Please ensure these products are clean. We only accept food storage containers, not take away containers.

Batteries (all types)

Free, unlimited recycling of household batteries

Coffee Capsules

Free recycling - Nespresso.

Dulce Gusto (these must be drained/emptied).

Aluminium foil and trays

Clean foil only.

Fluorescent Bulbs and Tubes

A small fee, $1 per small bulb and $2.5 per long tube is required to cover direct costs.

Metal Bottle Tops

Free, unlimited recycling of metal bottle tops from beer bottles and similar drinks

Collective range suckies


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1004 Karamu Rd North


Monday to Friday



p. 06 870 4942

e. info@environmentcentre.org.nz

Charity Registration # CC25936

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