COVID-19 recycling update

Raglan – Xtreme Zero Waste is closed until further notice. This means you will need to store your recyclables (glass, plastics, aluminium cans, tin, paper and cardboard) until it can be collected and processed at a later date.

Raglan kerbside collections for foodwaste and pre-paid bags only are as follows:

  • Existing Tuesday and Wednesday collections will now be Wednesdays
  • Existing Thursday and Friday collections will now be Fridays

Please ensure you wash your recyclables thoroughly before storing them.

  • Weekly collection of your refuse using the Xtreme Zero Waste prepaid 60L or 25L bags. Each bag must weigh no more than 15kg.

  • Weekly food waste collection run by Xtreme Zero Waste. For more information on the service and equipment visit,

  • Xtreme Zero Waste (XZW) is a community enterprise contracted by Council to operate the Raglan Resource Recovery Centre. Refuse dropped-off here costs $45 per cubic metre. Household items in good condition, oil, metal and household recycling can be dropped off for free.

  • In addition to running the above services, XZW also run: a Reuse Shop, Metal Yard and Wood Yard, E-cycle drop-off, Business Recycling, Consultancy, Zero Waste Education, Mentoring, Waste Audits and Site Tours. This organisation is turning Raglan’s waste into resources and diverting approximately 75% of refuse from landfill.


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