Christmas and New Year - Refuse and Recycling Arrangements

Household and Commercial Refuse and Recycling Collections

Due to the public holidays, on weeks commencing the 26th December 2011 and the 2nd January 2012, household and commercial refuse and recycling collections will run two days later than usual.

Normal collections will resume the week commencing the 9th January 2012.  To ensure collection, refuse bags must:

Note: In rural areas, only refuse bags with Councils rural collection stickers applied will be removed.

Transfer Stations Opening Arrangements

Hurunui District Council transfer stations will remain closed on public holidays, but otherwise normal opening hours will apply.

Through the transfer stations it is possible to recycle glass bottles and jars, paper, cardboard, plastic (hard and film), food and drink cans, scrap metal, white goods, plasterboard, e-waste, televisions, car batteries, untreated timber, paint, empty gas bottles and green waste.

For further details, telephone 03 314 8816.