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Recycle Waitomo

28 May 2013, 9:37 AM

Only plastic waste types 1 and 2 are accepted for recycling by the Kerbside Collection service and the district’s Transfer Stations:

CHECK FOR THE 1 & 2 SYMBOL ON THE UNDERSIDE OF PLASTIC CONTAINERS AND BOTTLES!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Type 1 is PETE (or PET) and type 2 is HDPE. These types are most commonly used for single-use bottled beverages, soft drink and water bottles; peanut butter containers and some cooking oil bottles.

Plastic bottles should be washed and squashed (remove and dispose of lids).

The following types of plastic recyclables will NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED by WDC’s Kerbside Collection Service of at the district Transfer Stations;

Cosmetic containers, Blister packs, Plumbing pipes

Plastic food wrap, garbage bags

Ice cream tubs, Potato Chip bags, Straws

CD cases, Foamed polystyrene hot drink cups

Car parts, appliance parts, Water cooler bottles