New recycling system starts next week

The Whakatāne District’s new kerbside recycling system starts next week, with a progressive roll-out for residents across the district.

The brochure delivered with each of the new yellow-lidded recycling bins explains how the system works, and when each area’s first fortnightly collection will take place. The Council website’s waste search tool (www.whakatane.govt.nz/waste-search)  has now been updated and can be accessed at any time to check the date of residents’ next recycling and greenwaste collections.

A key feature of the new system is that the existing recycling crate will now be used only for glass, with all other recyclable material – paper and cardboard, steel and aluminium cans, grades 1-7 plastics, and plastic bags – going in the yellow-lidded bin. While the recycling collection will be less frequent, the extra capacity provided by the new yellow-lidded bin will allow residents to recycle a greater volume of recyclable material. The ability to recycle grades 1 – 7 plastics (rather than just grades 1 & 2) will also mean more material is recycled and less waste is sent to landfill.

Recycling collections will be undertaken on the same day of the week as the general refuse collection, and on alternate weeks to the greenwaste collection, where that service is provided. Some residents in Ōhope and Murupara will see their greenwaste collection days change to accommodate the new service. Those people affected will receive letters setting out the new greenwaste collection arrangement.

Council Solid Waste Manager Nigel Clarke says the Council anticipates there will be a ‘settling in period’ while people get used to the new system.

“We know that separating out glass from the rest of the recycling stream has worked very well in other areas, and having a separate bin for other recyclables will allow us to increase the amount of material collected and reduce the volume and cost of the waste sent to landfill,” he explains. “We expect that people will also appreciate having a closed bin that means lighter material doesn’t get blown around, or water-logged when it rains. Our waste collection drivers tell us that many people are already putting out their new recycling bins. It’s great that people are so keen to use them, but we won’t have the equipment required to empty them available till next week, so please don’t put your new yellow-lidded bin out until your first recycling collection day in October.”

Anyone in doubt about how the new system works can check the brochure or fridge magnet supplied with the yellow-lidded recycling bins, go to the Council website, or ring the Council on 07 306 0500.

98 thoughts on “New recycling system starts next week

  1. Please let me know if you’re looking for a article
    writer for your site. You have some really good posts and I think I would be a good asset.
    If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d
    absolutely love to write some articles for your blog in exchange
    for a link back to mine. Please shoot me an email if interested.
    Thanks!

  2. First of all I would like to say great blog!
    I had a quick question in which I’d like to ask if you do not mind.
    I was interested to know how you center yourself and clear your thoughts prior to writing.
    I’ve had a hard time clearing my thoughts in getting my thoughts out there.

    I truly do take pleasure in writing but it just seems like the first 10
    to 15 minutes are lost just trying to figure out how to begin. Any
    suggestions or tips? Cheers!

  3. Pretty great post. I simply stumbled upon your blog and wanted
    to say that I have really loved browsing your weblog posts.
    After all I’ll be subscribing for your feed and I
    hope you write once more very soon! pof natalielise

  4. You’re so cool! I don’t suppose I’ve truly read through something like this before.
    So wonderful to find someone with a few genuine thoughts on this
    subject. Seriously.. many thanks for starting this up. This website is something that is required on the
    internet, someone with a bit of originality!

  5. Nice post. I learn something totally new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon every day. It will always be interesting to read articles from other writers and use a little something from their sites.

  6. I’m excited to discover this page. I want to to thank you for your time for this fantastic read!! I definitely liked every part of it and i also have you book-marked to check out new information in your web site.

  7. I got this web site from my pal who told me on the topic of this site and at the moment this time I am browsing this website and reading very informative posts at this time.

  8. One other issue is that if you are in a predicament where you will not have a cosigner then you may want to try to make use of all of your financial aid options. You’ll find many funds and other free college funding that will supply you with funding to help with education expenses. Many thanks for the post.

  9. What i do not realize is if truth be told how you are now not actually a lot more neatly-liked than you might be now.
    You are so intelligent. You realize thus considerably in the case of this topic,
    made me personally consider it from a lot of varied angles.
    Its like men and women don’t seem to be fascinated until it is
    one thing to do with Girl gaga! Your own stuffs outstanding.
    Always care for it up!

  10. I have seen loads of useful factors on your web page about pcs. However, I have got the impression that laptop computers are still less than powerful adequately to be a good choice if you typically do jobs that require loads of power, including video croping and editing. But for website surfing, microsoft word processing, and a lot other frequent computer work they are just fine, provided you cannot mind the small screen size. Thanks for sharing your thinking.

  11. Hi there! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any issues with hackers? My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing many months of hard work due to no back up. Do you have any methods to prevent hackers?

  12. What i do not realize is actually how you’re not actually much more well-liked than you might be now. You’re very intelligent. You realize thus significantly relating to this subject, produced me personally consider it from numerous varied angles. Its like women and men aren’t fascinated unless it’s one thing to do with Lady gaga! Your own stuffs great. Always maintain it up!

  13. hello!,I like your writing so much! share we communicate more about your article on AOL? I need an expert on this area to solve my problem. May be that’s you! Looking forward to see you.

  14. Good – I should definitely pronounce, impressed with your site. I had no trouble navigating through all tabs and related information ended up being truly easy to do to access. I recently found what I hoped for before you know it in the least. Reasonably unusual. Is likely to appreciate it for those who add forums or anything, web site theme . a tones way for your client to communicate. Nice task..

  15. My developer is trying to persuade me to move to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the costs. But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using WordPress on numerous websites for about a year and am nervous about switching to another platform. I have heard fantastic things about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content into it? Any kind of help would be really appreciated!

  16. That is the fitting blog for anybody who wants to seek out out about this topic. You understand a lot its virtually exhausting to argue with you (not that I truly would want…HaHa). You definitely put a new spin on a topic thats been written about for years. Nice stuff, just great!

  17. Nice post. I used to be checking continuously this blog and
    I’m inspired! Extremely useful info specially the final phase 🙂 I deal with such information much.

    I was looking for this certain information for a long time.
    Thank you and best of luck.

  18. Thanks for your article. I would like to say that your health insurance brokerage service also works well with the benefit of the coordinators of a group insurance policy. The health insurance professional is given a long list of benefits needed by individuals or a group coordinator. What a broker really does is look for individuals as well as coordinators which in turn best match up those desires. Then he reveals his tips and if each party agree, the actual broker formulates a legal contract between the 2 parties.

  19. Thanks for the various tips shared on this blog site. I have observed that many insurance firms offer clients generous discount rates if they elect to insure a couple of cars with them. A significant variety of households have got several autos these days, specifically those with older teenage young children still dwelling at home, and the savings with policies might soon increase. So it is a good idea to look for a bargain.

  20. I’d also like to express that most of those who find themselves devoid of health insurance can be students, self-employed and those that are jobless. More than half of those uninsured are under the age of Thirty-five. They do not really feel they are looking for health insurance since they are young and healthy. Their income is typically spent on homes, food, and entertainment. Most people that do go to work either complete or not professional are not given insurance by means of their work so they move without as a result of rising valuation on health insurance in the states. Thanks for the tips you talk about through your blog.

  21. I believe that avoiding prepared foods could be the first step to help lose weight. They will taste good, but processed foods include very little vitamins and minerals, making you eat more only to have enough strength to get over the day. Should you be constantly feeding on these foods, transferring to whole grains and other complex carbohydrates will aid you to have more strength while taking in less. Thanks alot : ) for your blog post.

  22. There are some interesting points in time in this article but I don’t know if I see all of them heart to heart. There is some validity however I’ll take maintain opinion till I look into it further. Good article , thanks and we would like extra! Added to FeedBurner as effectively

  23. Nuestro servicio técnico de reparaciones de electrodomesticos, presta sus servicios en todos los barrios de Madrid, en el mismo día del aviso. Aeg, Ariston, Aspes, Balay, Bru, Candy, Corbero, Cointra, Crolls, Edesa, Electrolux, Fagor, Fleck, Fujitsu, Hoover, Siemens, Bauknecht, Saube, Indesit, Taurus, Teka, LG, Carrier, Samsung, Philco, Kenmore, Lynx, Newpol, Superser, Whirpoll, Zanussi.

  24. Hi there, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just wondering if you get a lot of spam responses? If so how do you reduce it, any plugin or anything you can advise? I get so much lately it’s driving me crazy so any assistance is very much appreciated.

  25. Hey, I think your blog might be having browser compatibility issues. When I look at your blog site in Firefox, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other then that, terrific blog!

  26. Sweet blog! I found it while searching on Yahoo News. Do you have any tips on how to get listed in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while but I never seem to get there! Appreciate it

  27. Se obtiene una mayor precisión en el mecanizado de la pieza. Otro motivo por el que las piezas mecanizadas a medida tienden a ser más caras que las piezas estandarizadas es que son producidas con una mayor precisión e integridad y con materiales de mayor calidad y resistencia.

  28. One important issue is that when you are searching for a education loan you may find that you will want a co-signer. There are many scenarios where this is correct because you might discover that you do not employ a past history of credit so the loan provider will require you have someone cosign the loan for you. Good post.

  29. La cuestión es que me la devolvieron el 1 de Agosto, supuestamente reparada y con actualizaciones correspondientes, al encenderla, dentro de la tienda, comprobé que estaba absolutamente igual que cuando se llevó a reparar, con un informe casi de 2 páginas… Total que la volví a dejar y me la han entregado el 20 de Septiembre, eso sí, en esta ocasión me han cambiado la pantalla… Ahora por lo menos, va bien, aunque como se me había olvidado como iba, me estoy poniendo otra vez al día.

  30. I’m extremely impressed with your writing skills as well as with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself? Anyway keep up the excellent quality writing, it is rare to see a great blog like this one nowadays..

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.