- compost at home – $20 discount vouchers for local residents to help with the cost of purchasing compost bins, EM Bokashi systems, worm farms and worms are available from Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council offices. You can also download an NCC discount voucher here. For more information about composting at home, go to www.createyourowneden.org.nz
- all regional Resource Recovery Centres, apart from Richmond accept greenwaste (fees apply) – Nelson; Mariri (Motueka); Takaka; Collingwood; & Murchison. Richmond residents can take greenwaste to Greenwaste to Zero. Flax leaves, toi toi, bamboo and palm leaves are NOT accepted the Nelson Transfer Station – all other sites accept them.
- Greenwaste to Zero and Wholesale Landscapes accept greenwaste. It is cheaper per volume to take your greenwaste to these sites than dispose of it through general rubbish at the regional transfer stations. Flax leaves, toi toi, bamboo and palm leaves are NOT accepted at the Nelson Transfer Station – all other sites accept them.
- Can Plan, Envirowaste, Nelmac and Waste Management provide collection services for businesses (fees apply). Contact them direct for prices and geographical coverage.
- BinGo Skip Hire, Motueka Bin Hire, and Scotts HIR-A-BIN provide collection services for businesses and households in the Motueka area
Resource Recovery Centres
Collingwood RRC, 93 Bainham-Collingwood Road, Collingwood Ph: (03) 524 8962
Mariri 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
BinGo Skip Hire, Motueka Ph: (03) 528 0000
Can Plan, 23 Forests Road, Stoke Ph: (03) 547 0642
Envirowaste, 42 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook Ph: (03) 547 3389
Greenwaste to Zero, 18 Cargill Place, Beach Road, Richmond Ph: (03) 544 8857
Motueka Bin Hire, 417 Whakarewa Street, Motueka Ph: (03) 528 9346
Nelmac, 2 Bullen Street, Tahunanui Ph: (03) 546 0910
Scotts HIR-A-BIN, Motueka Ph: (03) 528 8727
Waste Management, 36 Venice Place, Stoke Ph: (03) 548 1166
Wholesale Landscapes, 55 Saxton Road, Stoke Ph: (03) 547 5300