Hurunui District Council - Waste and Recycling

Hurunui District Council provides a range of waste and recycling services and initiatives including refuse 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 refuse bags has changed.

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

Kerbside Refuse and Recycling Collections

Transfer Stations and Recycling Banks

Local Information

Hurunui District Council - Waste and Recycling Tonnages

The recycling tonnages for the last two rating years are provided in the table below. 

In addition, the recycling and waste tonnages for the current rating year (1st July to the end of October) are also provided.

  2013/2014  2014/2015 2015/2016
Kerbside Recycling 365.244 353.81 116.36
Transfer Station Recycling 256.168 288.866 114.6
Glass 506.5 536.26 174.3
Green Waste 71.143 58.1 14.4
Other Recycling (further details below) 28.0246 11.563 2.3925
Total Recycling 1227.08 1248.599 422.05
Waste to Kate Valley 2169.56 2832.92 891.1

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

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