The red rubbish bin is collected every two weeks.
The red bin is for all items which are not accepted in the organics and recycling bins, except hazardous items.
Reducing your red bin waste
There are several Christchurch-based services that may reuse or recycle unwanted work tools, kitchen appliances and cookware, electrical goods and steel items that can only go in the red bin. Instead of putting these in the red bin, try reusing or recycling through a free or commercial service.
Here are some suggestions:
Read our Helpful guide to alternative waste recycling services [PDF 0.76 MB) which includes some of the available services.
Use the Wheelie Bins App to find out what goes in each bin.