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Tour Timaru District Council’s Recycling Facilities

07/09/2018 at 1:15 pm - 3:45 pm


Guided Tour for a group:
– Visit the public drop-off facility, hear about a current re-design project by TDC, then see behind the scenes:
– The Materials Recovery Facility (what happens to the yellow–lid wheelie bin contents);
– Wood going to the pyrolysis plant, which makes charcoal;
– The composting site for bulk garden prunings and green-lid bin contents;
– The managed landfill cells (contents of red-lid bin and on-street bins);
– Some site preparation work for EcoCentre Timaru (SSCT);
– Then find bargains at the Crow’s Nest reuse shop (which is managed by Sustainable South Canterbury Trust).

Tour guides will be Briony Woodnorth from TDC and a trustee from SSCT.

Our chartered Ritchies Coach departs railway station in central Timaru 1pm, and will stop in Shaw Street 1.15pm (where on-street parking is available. No car parking or pedestrian access on site), then coach takes in the tour group. Information about the Sustainable South Canterbury Trust will available on the coach.


1:15 pm - 3:45 pm
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Redruth Resource Recovery Park
23 Shaw St
Timaru, New Zealand
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