March 14, 2021 / Uncategorized

Can you help our Community Composting Service continue?

We LOVE home composters, worm farmers and supporters of the food waste collection! Diverting food waste, making good compost and growing great gardens is the BEST way of keeping food waste out of landfill. Xtreme Zero Waste are proud to have been closing the loop on food waste for 3.5 years now, diverting a whopping […]

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February 15, 2021 / Uncategorized

Level 2 at Xtreme Zero Waste

Kia ora Whāingaroa, during Alert Level 2 we are remaining OPEN. However safety on site is very important for both you and our team, so we ask you to follow our signage, be kind, and respect any instruction or requests from our team. We will be collecting info for contact tracing with a clipboard at […]

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January 5, 2021 / Uncategorized

Glass Reuse over Recycling.

During December Visy Glass announced that they were swamped with glass and struggling to keep up with the increase in recycling. For 2 weeks they were not been able to accept clear glass and are struggling with quantities of green glass at the countries only glass furnaces in Penrose. Xtreme will still pick up your […]

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December 1, 2020 / Uncategorized

Recycling Plastics #1 #2 #5 ONLY

We have some big changes for our recycling services Whaingaroa… It’s time the entire country leveled up. Aotearoa is standardizing recycling services right across the motu! Wow that’s big! This means we are joining the rest of our nation and from Tuesday 15th December WE WILL ONLY BE COLLECTING PLASTICS #1 #2 and #5 + […]

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November 5, 2020 / Uncategorized

Update on our Food Waste Collection Service

Last year in June, our Waikato District Council opted out of supporting the food waste collection service to continue. We asked for your support and the community delivered.Thanks to everyone for their sharing and donations to our Givealittle campaign. We want to acknowledge the Whaingaroa community and significant donors for paying for this past year alongside […]

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October 13, 2020 / Uncategorized

Greenwaste Open Hours

Our Organics Yard and greenwaste drop off site will continue to be closed on Monday and Tuesdays (including Labour Weekend Monday). So if you’re clearing out your garden, please make sure you get your greenwaste is brought up to us before 4:30pm Sundays. We will be open again from 12:30pm Wednesdays. For those who have not been in  Raglan for a while the procedure for […]

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July 28, 2020 / Uncategorized

Lids Collection

We don’t want any lids littering our environment. We don’t want this reusable, recyclable resource to go to landfill either. Plastic lids are usually thicker than their “plastic container body” and have different chemicals in them to make them sturdy, coloured, and seal tight closed. Which often makes them a different grade than the container […]

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May 29, 2020 / Uncategorized

2020 Queens Birthday Opening Hours

Saturday 30th May – Open 10.00am – 5.00pm Sunday 31st May – Open 10.00am – 5.00pm No big loads after 4.30 pm Monday 1st June – CLOSED Tuesday 2nd June – Site Open 12.30pm – 5.00pm (Greenwaste is closed Tuesdays)

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May 19, 2020 / Uncategorized


Due to a power outage in our area we are unable to open the site today. Apologies for any inconveniences to you and your day. We will be back open tomorrow Thursday 21st May 12.30-5pm.

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May 14, 2020 / Uncategorized

May 14th Site & Services are OPEN

Nau mai hoki mai, Xtreme Zero Waste site, shop and services are back OPEN from this Thursday 14th May from 12:30pm. 😍 This includes drop offs for greenwaste, cleanfill, landfill and clean ready-for-resale shop items. 😎 Safety on site is very important for both you and our team, so we ask you to follow our […]

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