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#191346 1-Feb-2016 18:55
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Hi all. 

 

 

 

I've got a bunch of random household waste I want to get rid of (mainly old junk from around the house but a recent party has left a lot more than our recycling bin can handle). I've looked at skip hiring, as well as those flexi-bin things but they're so horribly expensive for just a car load of waste. The next inorganic collection in our area is some months away as well. 

 

The trouble is I'm finding it difficult to find a price guide or something online for rubbish dumps in Auckland. There are some available however most want you to call for a specific quote from what I've found.

 

 

 

Does anyone here have any experience recently using a rubbish dump in Auckland (more specifically South or East Auckland)? Are you able to give an estimate to how much you dumped and what it cost, also which dump you used. 

 

 

 

Any help obviously much appreciated. 

 

Cheers!





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  #1483044 1-Feb-2016 19:01
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East Tamaki has the waste transfer station:

 

http://www.wastedisposalservices.co.nz/east-tamaki-transfer-station

 

It doesn't get very good reviews on Yellow.co.nz thoughlaughing:

 

http://yellow.co.nz/y/east-tamaki-refuse

 

 

 

I have taken a bit of stuff like garden waste and household items out there before and it was fine though. It was quite a while ago though so I can't remember the cost.

 

 





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  #1483046 1-Feb-2016 19:07
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@toyonut Legend! Thanks! :D

 

 

 

Prices aren't too bad based on the picture on their website, but will ring ahead to double check because like you said the reviews on Yellow aren't particularly... favourable.





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  #1483089 1-Feb-2016 20:15
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There are services that will come and get it from you as well, for not much more than the cost of the tip if you were to take it yourself. junkrun is one that a friend has used a few times.

 

For the amount of arsing about loading trailers or utes and driving and stuff the extra $ for them to just turn up, load it and be gone is well worth it IMO.

 

I still like the flexibins to have a big one just sitting outside accumulating stuff, but it means nothing that will go smelly in it if you arent producing trash at a great rate.





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  #1483150 1-Feb-2016 21:53
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I've used the place out Henderson way a few times (not so easy from south but ..), last time was a large box truck stuffed full, you just drive in they weigh your vehicle then you go and dump everything (they have some sections set aside for appliances and metals and a big general "dump it here" section) then drive out and get weighed again for the price.

 

They have lots of helpful people working there too to help drag things to the right spots or if something is to big to do by yourself (guess they want you in, dumping and out as quick as they can sort it .. plus anything still useable they pull to one side to be recycle/resell)

 

Out Titirangi way it was much easier to just put things on the kerb with a "FREE!!" sign on it .. things usually vanished while you weren't looking! :-)


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  #1483157 1-Feb-2016 22:29
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 There is a place in papakura can't for the life of me remember what it's called but it was damn cheap like $20 for a whole boot load of household crap we no longer wanted


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  #1483225 2-Feb-2016 08:36
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Mark:Out Titirangi way it was much easier to just put things on the kerb with a "FREE!!" sign on it .. things usually vanished while you weren't looking! :-)

 

This couldn't be more true.  On the last day of work before Christmas, I wanted a 12 year old workstation gone.  My colleague recommended we put it on the curb.  As I put it down, I said to him "there is no way someone is going to want that, it will end up on the road".  In actual fact, we didn't even have time to turn our backs.  Someone had pulled up on to the curb, passenger jumped out and uplifted it with a smile.

 

I was pretty blown away.






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  #1483704 2-Feb-2016 16:23
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tardtasticx:

 

Hi all. 

 

 

 

I've got a bunch of random household waste I want to get rid of (mainly old junk from around the house but a recent party has left a lot more than our recycling bin can handle). I've looked at skip hiring, as well as those flexi-bin things but they're so horribly expensive for just a car load of waste. The next inorganic collection in our area is some months away as well. 

 

The trouble is I'm finding it difficult to find a price guide or something online for rubbish dumps in Auckland. There are some available however most want you to call for a specific quote from what I've found.

 

 

 

Does anyone here have any experience recently using a rubbish dump in Auckland (more specifically South or East Auckland)? Are you able to give an estimate to how much you dumped and what it cost, also which dump you used. 

 

 

 

Any help obviously much appreciated. 

 

Cheers!

 

 

If it is stuff that can go in the recycle bin then your local waste transfer station will most likely accept it free of charge. I sometimes drop off a load of bottles at the one in Henderson. They still weigh the car in and out but do not charge. They require that bottles be clean and sorted into white green and brown.


 
 
 
 


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  #1483721 2-Feb-2016 16:31
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I was in a similar need to clean up some rubbish round the house and ended up getting a 3m3 bin from waste away ($160). I would probably have saved some dollers by getting a trailer and carting it to the dump but it wasnt worth the hassle of time and effort


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  #1483723 2-Feb-2016 16:34
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ludez:

 

 There is a place in papakura can't for the life of me remember what it's called but it was damn cheap like $20 for a whole boot load of household crap we no longer wanted

 

 

 

 

Probably the Takanini Transfer Station - yes it is very reasonable.


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