The Christchurch 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.
The kerbside bin service is running as normal. Please put your bins out as usual.
You can help us recycle by putting the only the correct, clean items into the yellow bin.
Download our free mobile app to find your collection day. It also has a handy lookup tool to find out what goes in each bin.
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