The transfer stations let you dispose of large quantities of green waste or refuse. You can also drop off your recycling or hazardous waste items for free at the recycling centre.

The EcoDrop transfer stations and recycling centres let you dispose of large quantities of green waste or refuse. You can also drop off your recycling or hazardous waste items for free at the recycling centre.

Metro Place EcoDrop

Address: 40 Metro Place (off Dyers Road), Bromley, Christchurch (get directions(external link))

Open: 7am to 4.30pm, seven days a week

Closed on: Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Parkhouse Road EcoDrop

Address: 25 Parkhouse Road, Wigram, Christchurch (get directions(external link))

Open: 7am to 4.30pm, seven days a week

Closed on: Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Styx Mill EcoDrop

Address: 76 Styx Mill Road (off Main North Road), Redwood, Christchurch (get directions(external link))

Open: 7am to 4.30pm, seven days a week

Closed on: Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Transfer stations

The Banks Peninsula transfer stations let you dispose of green waste, refuse and recycling.

Barrys Bay transfer station (get directions(external link))

Opening hours: Summer (during daylight savings): Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: midday to 4pm.

Winter (outside of daylight savings): Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: midday to 4pm.

Closed on: Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Birdlings Flat transfer station (get directions(external link))

Opening hours: 9am to 12pm, Saturday.

Closed on: Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Collection points 

The collection points let you dispose of recycling or refuse. These are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Recycling points

The recycling points let you dispose of recycling. These are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

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EcoDrop recycling centre


Pink

Collection point


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Recycling depot


Black

Transfer station


Select a location on the map for opening hours and what each centre accepts.

Visit the EcoCentral website(external link) or phone 03 941 8999 for more information. 

Please note that Banks Peninsula collection points are for Banks Peninsula residents use only.

Christchurch EcoDrop fees

Visit the EcoDrop website for up-to-date fees information for each type of waste.(external link)


Banks Peninsula transfer station fees

These fees are only for the transfer stations on the Banks Peninsula. 

Type Cost Minimum charge per weight
General refuse 
Domestic and commercial, all vehicle types
$307.20 per tonne $10
Green waste - Leaves, branches, weeds and unsprayed lawn clippings.  No flax, cabbage tree leaves, or treated timber. 
Domestic and commercial, all vehicle types
$143.95 per tonne $10
Hard fill - Rubble, concrete, soil, bricks, stones, pavers and sand. 
Domestic quantities only, no commercial drop off. 
$121.00 per tonne $10
Waste or demolition wood
All vehicle types
$299.10 per tonne $10
Metal or steel - Includes corrugated iron etc.
All vehicle types
$80.00 per tonne $10
Whiteware $10.00 per item  
Car tyres $10 per tyre (larger tyres extra - see site manager)  

These include BBQ gas bottles, helium bottles, car batteries, fire extinguishers, butane camping gas, most chemicals, paint and solvents.

Learn about the safe disposal of hazardous substances from your household.


Batteries

To dispose of your unwanted household batteries safely, check out the Battery Recycling Stations available at a number of locations around the city.