Te Kohinga Pararopi - Organic Waste Collection

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Submissions have closed for the following proposal, thank you for participating in the process.

We have proposed options for an organic waste collection service to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. The consultation period was from 16 May - 16 June 2022.

Organic waste makes up over 60% of Rotorua’s household waste, which could be diverted from landfill. The average household in Rotorua puts about 350 kg of organic waste in their red-lid rubbish bins every year, totalling about 10,000 tonnes per year across Rotorua. This food and garden waste has the potential to be processed, to significantly


Submissions have closed for the following proposal, thank you for participating in the process.

We have proposed options for an organic waste collection service to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. The consultation period was from 16 May - 16 June 2022.

Organic waste makes up over 60% of Rotorua’s household waste, which could be diverted from landfill. The average household in Rotorua puts about 350 kg of organic waste in their red-lid rubbish bins every year, totalling about 10,000 tonnes per year across Rotorua. This food and garden waste has the potential to be processed, to significantly reduce the amount of greenhouse gases produced from the city’s waste by up to 11,000 tonnes of environment-damaging methane.

Council signalled its intention to introduce kerbside organic waste collection in the Long-term Plan 2021-24, and Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2022-2028, and work is underway to determine how this could work best in Rotorua.

There are 5 organic waste service options being consulted on, and each option has a different diversion rate from landfill and proposed frequency of collection from the kerbside. Read more about the 5 options HERE, and to have your say in the survey click HERE.

Read more information HERE.

A video providing information can be viewed HERE.

There is additional information that can be read HERE.


Tukua mai ō korero | Have your say

We encourage you to:

  • Fill out and submit the online feedback form here; or
  • Complete the form at the back of the consultation document and email to: letstalk@rotorualc.nz or drop it in to Rotorua Lakes Council, 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua
  • Pick-up a consultation document from Rotorua Lakes Council, 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua.
    Drop completed form to the Customer Centre or post to:
    Organic Waste Consultation
    Rotorua Lakes Council
    Private Bag 3029
    Rotorua 3046
  • Attend one of our public talks
DateTimeLocationVenue

18 May 2022

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Central

Community Pride Space, Te Aka Mauri (Rotorua Library)
1127 Haupapa Street

31 May 2022

5.30pm – 6.30pm

Westside

Linton Park Community Centre
16 Kamahi Place, Pukehangi

7 June 2022

5.30pm – 6.30pm

Ngongotahā

Ngongotahā Bowling Club
11 Domain Avenue, Ngongotahā

8 June 2022

5.30pm – 6.30pm

Eastside

Rotorua East Bowling Club
26 Warwick Drive, Lynmore


  • Attend one of our webinars

Monday 30 May 5:30pm – 6:30pm:
Please click this URL to join. https://rotorualc.zoom.us/j/87500304347?pwd=-_uNhES7io4I1VRcXDfugh0sB_QYRw.1
Passcode: 524708

Friday 3 June 12:30pm – 1:30pm:
Please click this URL to join. https://rotorualc.zoom.us/j/85395950937?pwd=LWkIN9ZLYziJLq0zIGimxIBKl0Y3NS.1
Passcode: 755100


Consultation closes at 5.00pm on Thursday 16 June 2022

For FAQs click HERE

To access the consultation document click HERE

To access the survey questions click HERE

Page last updated: 17 Jun 2022, 12:38 PM