The Marlborough region has invested heavily in its recycling infrastructure. The Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) opened in 2008 and now diverts over 3,000 tonnes of material away from landfill each year.
For additional information on the recycling services available please use the links below:
E-Waste Collection Facility
With effect from 1 May 2012 the Council opened an E-Waste facility for the collection of unwanted electronic goods.
- Greenfingers Composting
Greenfingers operates a green waste composting site just past the Blenheim Transfer Station on the Wither Road east extension.
- Kerbside Recycling Collection
The kerbside recycling collection occurs weekly in Blenheim and Picton on the same day as rubbish bag pick-up day. New households please contact Council about how you can pick up a crate and information about the materials that can be placed in the crate for recycling. Replacement crates can be purchased from Council at $15 each.
- Recycling at the Transfer Stations
Information on items that can be recycled at the transfer stations.
- Resource Recovery Centre
Council operates the Resource Recovery Centre opposite the transfer station in Wither Road Extension, Blenheim.
- Re-use Shop
Anything that can be re-used can be dropped off at the Re-use Shop, located at the Resource Recovery Centre.
- Salvage Yard
The salvage yard is an extension to the Re-use Shop concept and is designed to accept bulkier items suitable for resale back to the community.
- Business Resource Efficiency Programme
The aim of this project is to assist the Viticulture, Forestry and Silviculture sectors of industry within Marlborough to reduce the amount of waste they send to landfill through a series of reduction, reuse and recycling programmes.