Lincoln Street Rubbish and Recycling Centre

If you’re planning on dropping by our transfer station in Lincoln Street please be aware there may be some delays at peak times.


Bag drop off (per bag) $5.40
Cars $19.00
Vans and utilities $47.00
Small trailers (up to 300kgs) $53.00
Other trailers and trucks (per tonne) $199.00
Test weighs $10.00
Penalty for avoiding weigh bridge $100.00

Location and phone number

60 Lincoln Street, Frankton, Hamilton - find us on location map

Phone: 0800 10 10 10 for all Transfer Station & Recycling Centre queries.

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 7:30am to 4:30pm

Sunday and Public holidays: 9am to 4pm

Closed: New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day


The following items are recycled at no charge:

  • Non-hardened glass
  • Steel
  • Whiteware
  • Aluminium
  • Paper
  • Plastics - type 1 & 2
  • Cardboard
  • Other metals
  • Waste oil - household volumes

Hazardous waste

There are a lot of products that are used around the home that are classed as hazardous substances. A hazardous substance is generally defined as any substance that is explosive, flammable, corrosive or toxic. These products need to be stored, used and disposed of correctly, otherwise they can potentially harm your health and the environment. Common household products that may include hazardous substances are:

  • cleaning fluids – bleaching agents, oven and drain cleaners
  • solvents – mineral turpentine, methylated spirits, paint thinners
  • adhesives – especially those containing solvents
  • garden chemicals – herbicides, fungicides and insecticides
  • pool chemicals
  • dyes – textile and hair dyes
  • stored fuels – petrol, LPG, diesel and oil
  • old gas cylinders
  • car batteries and antifreeze
  • aerosols.
Disposing of hazardous substances
  • If you have unwanted household hazardous substances you may be able to dispose of it at the Transfer Station on Lincoln Street. Phone 0800 10 10 10 to discuss what can be taken and recycled.
  • check the original container for instructions on how to dispose of the substance safety.
  • don’t pour unwanted chemicals down the sink, storm water drain or onto the ground.