Hurunui District Council - Waste and Recycling

The council provides a range of waste and recycling services including refuse and recycling collections, transfer stations, recycling banks and a schools and community group education programme.

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

Earthquake Waste

Guidelines for Managing Earthquake Waste

Kerbside Refuse and Recycling Collections

Transfer Stations and Recycling Banks

Local Information

Waste and Recycling Tonnages

The waste and recycling tonnages in Hurunui for the last three rating years and from July 2017 to the end of May 2018 are provided below.

  2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/17 2017/18
Kerbside Recycling 353.81 367.10 309.91 279.82
Transfer Station Recycling 288.866 388.92 434.42 424.93
Glass 536.26 646.84 600.661 587.44
Green Waste 58.1 47.87 62.381 115.6
Other Recycling (see below) 11.563 11.0125 14.463 55.509
Total Recycling 1248.599 1461.74 1421.835 1463.299
Waste to Kate Valley 2832.92 3042.10 3556.42 3247.4

Note:  Other recycling - e.g. car batteries, children's car seats, clothing, e-waste, engine oil, paint etc.

The increase in waste is due to council accepting commercial waste at Amberley transfer station and increased volumes since the 2016 earthquake.