Cans – aluminium & steel
- a kerbside collection service for cans is available for all households throughout the Nelson/Tasman region. A hard copy of the collection schedule is available from your local council offices or download a copy from their websites – Nelson City Council or Tasman District Council.
- all regional Resource Recovery Centres accept aluminium and steel cans from households (quantities less than 1m³) – Nelson; Richmond; Mariri (Motueka); Takaka; Collingwood; & Murchison
- Can Plan, Envirowaste, Nelmac and Waste Management provide commercial collection services for cans. Contact them direct for prices and geographical coverage.
- Disposal of more the 1m³ of cans can only be done by prior arrangement at Tasman RRC’s. Nelson does not accept larger quantities of recyclables.
- Helping Hands – provide a commercial collection service in Golden Bay
- scrap metal dealers will buy larger quantities of cans – see ‘Yellow Pages’ under ‘Scrap Metal Dealers’
Resource Recovery Centres
Collingwood RRC, 93 Bainham-Collingwwod Road, Collingwood Ph: (03) 524 8962
Mariri (Motueka) RRC, Robinson Road, Mariri Ph: (03) 526 7896
Murchison RRC, 41 Matakitaki West Bank Road, Murchison Ph: (03) 523 1013
Nelson City Council Transfer Station, 6 Vivian Place, Pascoe Street, Tahunanui Ph: (03) 548 5760
Richmond RRC, 14 Fittal Street, Beach Road, Richmond Ph: (03) 543 9000
Takaka RRC, 45 Scotts Road, Takaka (ph: (03) 525 8857
Can Plan, 23 Forests Road, Stoke Ph: (03) 547 0642
Envirowaste, 42 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook Ph: (03) 547 3389
Helping Hands, 86 Commercial Street, Takaka Ph: (03) 525 6226
Nelmac, 2 Bullen Street, Tahunanui Ph: (03) 546 0910
Waste Management, 36 Venice Place, Stoke Ph: (03) 548 1166