By putting the right items in the right bin, you’re helping our city to reduce waste and save money.
From 1 February 2024, there’ll be a few changes for Christchurch and Banks Peninsula residents to keep in mind when sorting their recycling, organics and rubbish.
To help you prepare, we’ve updated our webpages with the new guidelines.
To find out more, visit our Kerbside changes webpage.
Help us to make our organic compost. We take food and garden waste. Collected weekly.
Helps us to recycle. Paper, cans, cardboard, 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.
Collection day details for kerbside collection service, inner-city bag collections and community collection points.
Information on your wheelie bins, including reporting lost, stolen or missing bins and changing bin sizes.
Download this free app and keep up to date with your rubbish and recycling information.
Locations for disposing of large quantities of waste or items that are not collected through the wheelie bin service.
Our composting facility in Bromley, operated by Living Earth, receives all the food and green waste from green bins.
Information, educational resources and downloads.
Fact, stats and grants on rubbish and recycling in Christchurch.
Learn about the safe disposal of hazardous items, including gas bottles, car batteries, fire extinguishers and more.
Find out what goes in each bin, or what can be dropped off for free at the EcoDrop recycling centre.
From 1 February 2024, new national standards to kerbside bin collections are in place. Find out more.