Information about recycling, rubbish collection, landfill hours and charges and more.The kerbside collection includes a wider range of recycled materials which fits the DCC Sustainable practice initiative as less waste is going to landfills and recyclable materials remain as a resource.
Dunedin's rubbish collection is a user pays system. This is fairer for everyone as you only pay for what you throw out.
This page provides information on Collection days.
This page contains all the information you need to know about DCC rubbish bags.
Blue bins belong to the property and should have the address written on them. Each household can have up to three blue bins. The recycling service costs form part of your rates.
Find out information on what recycling items go in to your yellow lidded wheelie bin.
Kerbside inspections were first undertaken in 2017 to help people improve their recycling, reduce contamination and keep the staff who collect and sort recycling safe.
This page provides information on Medical waste disposal.
Dunedin city boundaries stretch far and wide which means some residents living in rural or satellite areas do not have ready access to DCC’s kerbside collection service for recycling.
Rural skip days are held in outlying areas of Dunedin City at various times each year. The event dates will be advertised on a sign at each site.
To make recycling and disposing of waste easy, recycling stations and street litter bins are conveniently located around Dunedin.
Find out information on recycling at events.
Find out information on refuse and recycling collection services in Dunedin’s central activity areas.
Inner city residents have access to two neighbourhood recycling drop-off facilities, one in Moray Place and the other in Vogel Street.
The Dunedin City Council’s Litter Compliance Policy aims to keep Dunedin’s people and environment healthy by setting out how littering and illegal dumping will be tackled.
Find out information about the Green Island transfer station hours, fees and charges and acceptable items for recycling or disposal.
Rummage is the shop at Green Island Landfill where you can take your pre-loved items for someone else to find.
Unwanted and broken child car seats can now be recycled at the Rummage store at the Green Island landfill.
e-Waste is the fastest growing waste stream in developed countries. It is made up of electronic equipment that has come to the end of its useful life and is destined for disposal. It includes for example: televisions, computers, cell phones, photocopiers, printers, stereos, DVD and VCR players, cameras and batteries.
Location: Garthmyl Road, Middlemarch (about 1 km from township, on southside just past Golf Club).
Location: 140 Edinburgh Street, Waikouaiti.
Operation of the landfill is paid for through user charges - the money you pay to dispose of your waste.
Three Dunedin City Council waste management projects have begun simultaneously. Three projects overlap in many ways and, given their shared timing, we’ve gathered them under the one ‘Waste Futures’ banner.
The move toward energy efficient lighting has seen a marked increase in the use of CFLs in New Zealand households. These bulbs offer greater energy savings but are difficult to dispose of due to the mercury content.
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