Our three-bin kerbside service reduces waste going to landfill. By putting the right items in the right bin, you’re helping our city to reduce waste and save money.
By putting the right stuff in the green bin, you’re helping us to make our organic compost. We take food and garden waste. Collected weekly
Put the right stuff in the yellow bin, it helps us to recycle.
Paper, cardboard, cans, glass, plastic bottles and containers. Collected every two weeks.
By putting the right stuff in the red bin, you’re keeping the other bins free of contaminants.
Collected every two weeks.
Find the collection day and details for wheelie bins, inner-city bag collections and community collection points.
Locations for disposing of large quantities of waste or items that are not collected through the wheelie bin service.
Information on your wheelie bins, including reporting lost, stolen or missing bins and changing bin sizes.
Information, educational resources and downloads.
Fact, stats and grants on rubbish and recycling in Christchurch.
Learn about the safe disposal of hazardous items. These include BBQ gas bottles, helium bottles, car batteries, fire extinguishers butane camping gas and more
Find out what goes in each bin, or what can be dropped off for free at the EcoDrop recycling centre.
We want to know what you think about us moving to a flexible bin system.