WE ARE THE OFFICIAL KAIPARA DISTRICT COUNCIL REFUSE AND RECYCLING COLLECTORS IN THE KAIPARA DISTRICT
With recycling being very volatile presently, we are wanting to dispel the rumours and make it clear to everyone what we are accepting in our Recycling bags, and at our recycling centres in Dargaville and Ruawai.
Number 1 and 2 plastics – we CAN accept number 1 and 2 clear plastic like coke bottles, clear water bottles, fanta bottles, clear juice bottles. We CANNOT accept clear plastics like meat trays, clear biscuit inners or vegetable containers. This is purely because of the contamination aspect and the current market we send these products to will not accept it if it is contaminated.
As there is no market for plastics numbers 3 to 7 we can no longer accept these. Examples of these are yoghurt, margarine, butter, and icecream containers. Again this is because of no current market for this product.
We continue to accept paper, cardboard, tin cans, aluminium cans, milk bottles, clear, green and brown glass bottles.
Rest assured we continue to look at new markets for our products, and we will inform your when things improve, but at this point we would appreciate your cooperation.