Solid Waste Indicators


  • Total quantity of waste disposed to transfer stations from residential and business sources
  • Composition of waste disposed at transfer stations
  • Total quantity of hazardous waste disposed to transfer stations and sewer
  • Number of incidences and spills involving hazardous waste



  • Compliance of disposal facilities with resource consent conditions
  • Groundwater quality upstream and downstream of closed landfills
  • Area of land designated for landfills
  • Number of potentially contaminated sites



  • Number of landfills fully consented
  • Quantity of waste recycled, composted or re-used as proportion of total waste generated
  • Participation rates for recycling
  • Quantity of hazardous waste safely disposed
  • The amount Council spends on leachate and receiving waters
  • Number of households receiving waste collection from Council