Hurunui District Council - Waste and Recycling

Hurunui District Council provides a range of waste and recycling services including rubbish and recycling kerbside collections, transfer stations, recycling banks and a schools recycling and waste minimisation education programme.

Please note - from July 2015, the arrangements for obtaining official Hurunui District Council recycling and rubbish bags has changed.

Further information on waste and recycling in Hurunui is available by using the quick links below.

Kerbside Rubbish and Recycling Collections

Transfer Stations and Recycling Banks

Local Information

Hurunui District Council - Waste and Recycling Tonnages

The recycling tonnages for the last three rating years are provided below.

  2013/2014  2014/2015 2015/2016
Kerbside Recycling 365.244 353.81 367.10
Transfer Station Recycling 256.168 288.866 388.92
Glass 506.5 536.26 646.84

Green Waste




Other Recycling (further details below) 28.0246 11.563 11.0125
Total Recycling 1227.08 1248.599 1461.74
Waste to Kate Valley 2169.56 2832.92 3042.10

Note:  Other recycling - includes car batteries, e-waste, engine oil, paint and containers collected via the Agrecovery recycling scheme (run at Culverden transfer station).

The increase in waste is due to the Council being able to accept commercial waste at Amberley transfer station