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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 Recycling L2Rubbish and recycling at Alert Level 2

  • There is no change to Council rubbish wheelie bin and recycling crate kerbside collections.
  • Public recycling stations are OPEN. This includes rural green bins and recycling at the transfer stations. You must wear a face mask, keep a 2 metre distance from others and scan in using the NZ COVID Tracer app.
  • Henderson Road and Blackbridge Refuse Transfer Stations are OPEN. No booking required. Cashless payments are preferred. You must wear a face mask, keep a 2 metre distance from other people and scan in using the NZ COVID Tracer app QR codes at both sites. Please be patience if there is queues of traffic and follow the directions of staff on-site.
  • The Reuse shop at Henderson Road will remain closed for sales, but goods can be dropped off.
  • 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.
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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. 

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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.

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

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