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Rubbish & Recycling
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Collection days

Find out what day rubbish and recycling is collected from your kerbside, Hastings District Council and Hawke's Bay Regional Council rates, the legal description of your property and what services are on your property by typing your address.

Rubbish FAQs

  • Rubbish Bags for Collection days. How do I present my rubbish on the kerbside?
    Your household rubbish must be in an official Council orange bag in order for it to be collected. The bag must not be heavier than 10kg.

  • My rubbish has not been collected?
    Contact the Hastings District Council on +646 871 5000 or Waste Management on +646 879 8400.
  • What can I put out for rubbish collection?
    Household rubbish from domestic housekeeping.

  • Are certain types of waste prohibited from the rubbish collection?
    Yes. Green waste, hot ash, industrial waste, hazardous waste, trade waste and liquid waste of any nature are prohibited.
  • Where is the Transfer station?
    There are two Refuse Transfer Stations in the Hastings District. Henderson Road, at 121 Henderson Road, Hastings, and Blackbridge Refuse Transfer Station at 236 Mill Road, Haumoana.

  • What are the transfer station hours?
    Henderson Road: Monday to Saturday - 7.45am to 4.30pm, Sunday and public holidays 9.45am to 4.30pm, Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.
    Black Bridge: Monday – 7.30am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 5pm, closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.

Bags should be placed on the kerbside by 7:30am on your collection day.

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