Waihemo Wastebusters

Contact details

27 Tiverton Street, Palmerston

Ph: 021 501 769 - Sam Henderson (Chairperson)

Opening hours

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 12pm - 3pm

Items/materials accepted and charges

  • Waihemo Wastebusters accepts steel/aluminium, cardboard, glass and donations of good quality household items for their re-use shop.

some Plastics are also accepted:

  • Clean clear plastic bottles only, marked with number 1.
  • Other plastics marked with number 2 or number 5.
  • All other plastics (type 3 – 7, coloured PET bottles, and all trays and punnets – clear or otherwise and even marked with a number 1) should now be treated as rubbish until further notice. This includes all types of polystyrene.
  • Blue recycling bags can be purchased for $3 at Waihemo Wastebusters, Tiverton Street.
  • Recycling can be dropped off directly at Waihemo Wastebusters, however, if it is without a blue bag then a donation is asked to cover sorting and transport. Lids must be removed from bottles and jars.
  • Street collection of blue bags is on the first Tuesday of the month in Goodwood and Dunback. There is a shed in the Macraes Township for blue bag drop offs.