Ngaio » Events

By: Ngaio  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Rubbish, Junk Drive

Ngaio » Events

Ngaio Junk Drive, October 2006

Bring out your old toasters, broken bikes and cracked flowerpots!

Ngaio’s next junk drive is on 18 September 2010. Put your inorganic junk where you normally put your rubbish bag by 8:00 am and leave a $10 donation in your letterbox or at the Ngaio Pharmacy.

We can collect most junk except:

  • heavy or bulky  items, such as fridges, sofas and barbecues
  • television sets and computers
  • hazardous waste such as paint, poisons, car batteries or oil
  • garden rubbish.

Does riding around Ngaio in a rubbish truck appeal?

We need people to help us.  Can you spare a Saturday morning to help on the rubbish trucks or drive ahead to see what’s waiting for collection? Please phone Trevor Lloyd  on 479 5439.

No recycling stall this year

We will not have a Used Good Junk  stall on Khandallah Road this year because the trucks must finish collecting junk by 1 p.m. If you have good junk you can take it to the Second Treasure shop at Wellington’s Southern Landfill.

“This is a recycling group for anything you wish to keep out of the tip or is too good to throw away.  Whether it’s number 8 wire, the old bed, your kitchen sink, or your old kitchen, then if it’s your trash it maybe someone else’s treasure.”

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: Junk Drive, Rubbish,

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