New Rubbish and Recycling Service

Your new Rubbish and Recycling collection service starts 1 July 2019

Keep using your existing bins, crates and blue bags until then.  

Use the links above to get everything you need to know about the new service.  


Weekly reminders 

Soon you'll be able to sign up for a weekly collection notification via text or email.  Stay tuned! 


The journey towards zero waste

As a Council and a community we must act now and work towards a zero waste future. The new district-wide contract for solid waste reflects the collective approach needed, and is a strong collaboration between Waste Management New Zealand and nationally-recognised sustainability leaders, Wastebusters.

For many of us the service will be a big change. It’s an opportunity to consciously choose to make less rubbish and recycle responsibly.  

As we embark on our journey we must also recognise that people are travelling at different speeds – there are many future-facing members of our community already making significant steps towards zero waste.  You are leading by example and we ask that you help us to support our wider community as we introduce the district-wide change.  The zero waste journey is one we all need to take together.    


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