Recycling FAQs

Recycling is a private initiative and weekly recycling bag collections are provided in Mangawhai and Baylys and supported by collection points along the State Highways between the two townships.

Other recycling alternatives?

Please note: Little River Transport (Beach Road, Dargaville) is no longer accepting recycling. Recycling can be taken to the Awakino Road Transfer Station during opening hours.


Organisation responsible

What can be deposited


Dargaville – Countdown Carpark


Aluminium cans


Dargaville – Edward Street

Greenways Trust

Aluminium cans and clean tins


Dargaville – Murdoch Street

Fast Food Takeaways

Newspaper – clean large sheets only


Dargaville – Gordon Street

Dargaville Primary School



What types of products can be recycled?

  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Alumininium Cans
  • Tins
  • Plastics Grade 1 and 2

Recycling must be placed in a yellow recycling bag in order to be collected. Bags cost $1.50 and can be purchased throughout the District from most supermarkets and Council offices.


More on recycling can be found in this brochure produced by Love Kaipara.