Landfill location and charges, and litter penalties

Find out about the fees and charges for Hutt City landfills including littering charges.

Silverstream Landfill

Address: Reynolds Bach Drive, Stokes Valley
Telephone: 04-563 6952

Opening hours

Day Daylight Savings Time NZ Standard Time
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm 7:30am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 6pm 8am - 5pm
Sunday and Public Holidays 8am - 6pm 9am - 5pm
Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday Closed

Note:  Daylight Savings Time is from the last Sunday in September to the first Saturday in April

Landfill charges from 1 July 2022

Certain charities are eligible for exemptions and discounted fees at Silverstream Landfill. Find out more here

All landfill charges include GST.

Note: We only take payment by cash, credit card and EFTPOS.

General refuse (any mixed rubbish loads)

Includes shredded tyres and tyres cut into four.

Service 2022/2023 Charge
All vehicles - cost per tonne $189.75
All light vehicles (cars, vans, utilities, including those with trailers) - minimum charge $25.00
All other vehicles - minimum charge $95.00

Green waste

Includes all garden waste. Green waste must not be mixed with general refuse. Only applies to light vehicles and associated trailer loads that can access the green waste drop off area at Silverstream transfer station.

Service 2022/2023 Charge
All vehicles - cost per tonne $126.50
All light vehicles - minimum charge $15.00

Special waste

You need Council approval to dispose of all special waste. Acceptance of special waste is subject to conditions, please use the Special Waste Declaration form and if applicable, please use our application form

Service Per tonne Minimum charge
Tyres (cost applies to any disposal involving more than four tyres) $530.00 $265.00
Polystyrene $530.00 $265.00
Special waste (default) $270.25 $135.00
Certain special wastes (eg asbestos) POA POA call in advance

You can also dispose waste at Seaview Transfer Station

Address: 27 Seaview Road, Seaview
Telephone: 0800 10 10 10

Opening hours  (please check  Seaview Transfer Station for any changes to these hours)

  • Mon-Sat: 7:30am-5pm
  • Sun and public holidays : 8:30am - 4:30pm

Littering charges

Littering is illegal in Hutt City.  If you get caught littering, you'll have to pay a fine.

If you find litter or see illegal dumping, contact us on 04 570 6666 or log it online.

Report a problem

We can issue rubbish dumping and littering fines for:

  • dumping rubbish illegally
  • throwing litter from vehicles
  • material falling off trailers.

You have 28 days to pay your fine.

Type of littering 2021/2022 Fee 2022/2023 Fee
Minor littering

Including but not limited to:
  • cigarette butts
  • wrappers/paper
  • chewing gum
  • small amount of food wast
  • take-away food/drink containers
  • fish and chip papers
  • plastic drink bottle(s) and aluminium can(s)
  • domestic/commercial waste in, or by, public litter bins
  • single small bag of refuse
$100.00 $100.00
Medium littering

Including but not limited to:
  • multiple small bags, one to three large bags or boxes of refuse
  • small furniture items
  • small amounts of discard due to an insecure load from truck or trailer
$200.00 $200.00

Major littering

Including but not limited to:

  • any large volume of household/commercial/ green waste
  • car parts
  • large furniture items
  • four or more large rubbish bags
  • hazardous rubbish such as used nappies, needles, sanitary pads, broken glass, wood with nails and sharp metals.
$400.00 $400.00

For more information

Litter Act 1979