How to Reduce Waste on the Farm
Managing farm waste is now easier thanks to the recycling, collection and safe disposal services available.
- Agrecovery operates a comprehensive recycling service covering chemicals and their containers. See www.agrecovery.co.nz or call 0800 AGRECOVERY (247 326).
- Plasback operates a collection service for silage wrap, feed bags and twine, for a fee.
- Egmont Refuse & Recycling Ltd, 19 Scott St, Hawera – will accept triple-rinsed containers for free. Silage wrap is also accepted for a fee. Bags for collecting the wrap are available for purchase. Open 8am-3.30pm, Monday to Friday.
- Chemicals can be taken to transfer stations for a fee. Please check available transfer stations with your local council.
Find local options for donating, recycling and disposing your items safely and correctly.