Specialised Recycling

We now have specialised recycling at selected locations throughout the Central Hawke’s Bay.  Check the list below for what we can recycle and for a recycling location near you!

Glad Wrap, Ziplock Bags, Containers 

ALL BRANDS ACCEPTED

Please ensure your waste is clean and dry before placing in the recycling bins

Collection Points:

  • Takapau Health Centre
  • EIT Waipukurau
  • Waipukurau Library
  • Waipawa Library

Once collected, the cling wrap, bags and containers are cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products.


Nespresso Coffee Capsules

NESPRESSO BRANDED ONLY

Please ensure your waste is dry before placing in the recycling bins

Collection Points:

  • Takapau Health Centre (single container for Nespresso, Moccona, and Dolce Gusto)
  • Waipukurau Library
  • Waipawa Library

The capsules are shredded and metals are melted down and turned into new aluminum products. Residual coffee is separated and sent to an industrial composting facility.


Moccona/L’Or Coffee Capsules

MOCCONA/L’OR BRANDED ONLY

Please ensure your waste is dry before placing in the recycling bins

Collection Points:

  • Takapau Health Centre (single container for Nespresso, Moccona, and Dolce Gusto)
  • Waipukurau Library
  • Waipawa Library

Once collected, L’OR and Moccona capsules are shredded to separate the coffee ground from the aluminium. The aluminium is then melted in order to be remolded to make new recycled products.


Dolce Gusto Coffee Capsules

DOLCE GUSTO BRANDED ONLY

Please ensure your waste is dry before placing in the recycling bins

Collection Points:

  • Takapau Health Centre (single container for Nespresso, Moccona, and Dolce Gusto)
  • Waipukurau Library
  • Waipawa Library

Once collected, the NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® capsules are cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products.


Oral Care Products

ALL BRANDS ACCEPTED

Please ensure your waste is clean and dry before placing in the recycling bins

Collection Points:

  • Takapau Health Centre
  • Waipukurau Library
  • Waipawa Library

Once collected, the oral waste is cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products.


Want to become a collection point?  Contact us – we have a range of bins available.