Hazardous waste

Guidance on how to safely dispose of hazardous household and commercial substances.

Many materials and chemicals that are routinely used in our homes, farms and workplaces may be hazardous or contain hazardous chemicals.  

When these products are no longer needed you must dispose of them safely so the environment is not contaminated and there is no risk to people's health.

Special waste disposal

Some waste materials are not suitable for disposal at Resource Recovery Centres and are termed 'special waste'. This waste is accepted on application at the York Valley Landfill, providing certain criteria are met.

For more information please contact Terry Dwyer at the Nelson City Council.


Commercial and industrial hazardous waste
Disposing of household hazardous waste

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