How to reduce waste on the farm

Managing farm waste is now easier thanks to recycling, collection and safe disposal services available.

  • Agrecovery operates a comprehensive recycling service covering chemicals and their containers. See 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 Street, Hawera will accept triple-rinsed containers for free. 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.

View our A-Z Zero Waste Directory

Find local options for donating, recycling and disposing your items safely and correctly.