What is C&D waste?
C&D waste is a complex, made up of many different materials including:
- Treated and untreated wood.
Designers, developers, construction and recycling companies need to work together to reduce the amount of C&D waste going into the landfill. Download our infosheet for C&D waste reduction ideas (PDF 84 kb).
For best practice information and guidelines on C&D waste go to the BRANZ website.
Where to take building waste
Left over paint
Construction waste removal with sorting
- Woods Waste, 17 School Road, Kaiwharawhara, Wellington, T: 04 475 9301
Untreated timber (includes untreated pallets)
- Capital Compost at the Southern Landfill in Wellington can process some untreated timber. Get in touch with them before taking materials there.
Fluorescent lightbulbs and LEDs
Interwaste - T: 0800 102 131
Polypalace - Spicer Landfill, Broken Hill Road, Porirua 5022, T: 0800 725 223