The Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre is currently not accepting paper and cardboard following a fire in an adjacent building.
Fire Emergency New Zealand responded to calls of a small fire at the OJI Fibre Solutions building at the Maria Pl centre around 11.15am on Friday.
Two trucks were sent.
OJI Fibre Solutions manufactures pulp, paper and wood-fibre based packaging solutions, and also provides recycling services.
The Resource Recovery Centre deposit slots for newspaper, mixed paper and cardboard have been temporarily closed off.
Finn Williams is a multimedia journalist for the Whanganui Chronicle. He joined the Chronicle in early 2022 and regularly covers stories about business, events and emergencies. He also enjoys writing opinion columns on whatever interests him.