Wastebusters rethinks Wellsford operations

The Rustybrook facility will close soon, but a redevelopment plan is being formulated.

The transfer station and recycling centre on Rustybrook Road, Wellsford, will close permanently this Wednesday (October 25).

The .4 hectare site is owned by Auckland Council but run by community group Mahurangi Wastebusters. They say that the remote location with no power or water has been challenging, and regular break-ins and vandalism have been costly and disruptive.

“Mahurangi Wastebusters’ digger had its window smashed by a vandal just last week,” manager Mark Gane says. “Despite a loyal group...

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