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Council provides general rubbish collection and recycling services, paid for through rates. Information on when your rubbish and recycling will be collected is available below.

Rubbish and recycling in the orange traffic light setting

  • There is no change to Council rubbish wheelie bin collections.
  • Kerbside recycling has returned to its normal service.
  • Public recycling stations are OPEN. This includes rural green bins and recycling at the transfer stations. Wearing a face mask is encouraged.
  • Henderson Road and Blackbridge Refuse Transfer Stations are OPEN. No booking required. Cashless payments are preferred. Wearing a face mask is encouraged. Please keep a 2 metre distance from other people, be patience if there are queues and follow any directions given from staff on-site..
  • Residents without a kerbside rubbish collection can drop Council official orange rubbish bags for free to either the Blackbridge or Henderson Road Refuse Transfer Station. Council official orange rubbish bags can be purchased at either site.

When do I put my rubbish and recycling out?

To find out when you should put your rubbish and recycling out for Council collection, enter your address below. Please have your wheelie bin and crates out by 7am on your collection day. 

Public holiday kerbside collection changes

Matariki 2022

There are no changes to Matariki (Friday 24 June) collections.

Missed collection

If your rubbish or recycling has not been collected and does not have a rejection sticker, or the reason for the rejection is not clear, please contact Hastings District Council on +64 8715000 or complete the form below.

After completing this form please leave your rubbish/recycling out until the end of the next working day to allow us time  to log the job and send someone out to pick it up. If you prefer to bring your rubbish/recycling in overnight, remember to have it out again by 7am the next day. 

Follow this link if the form fails to load. online form.

Assisted service info

To make kerbside rubbish and recycling accessible for everyone in the Hastings district urban area, we are offering a service to assist those residents who are physically not able to get their rubbish wheelie bin and recycling crates out for collection.

You can read more about this service and download an application form here. 

For more information on kerbside rubbish and recycling services select the relevant button below.

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