Recycling and Waste
Changes to Waste Services (from 1 JULY 2024)
Council are changing how we deal with waste across the district. These changes take effect from 1 JULY 2024. Find out more here.
When visiting a transfer station with your refuse, please bring your own shovel, rake or broom for unloading the rubbish off your trailer.
Information on alternative waste management and minimisation options for rural properties that currently rely on farm dumps.
This section lists the recycling and general waste facilities that are available in Blenheim.
Collection and Repurposing of Unwanted Household Goods project
Council is running a trial for the collection and repurposing of unwanted household goods. If you would like to take part in the trial then we want to hear from you.
A number of materials and chemicals are classified as hazardous waste and their disposal to landfill should be avoided.
This section contains information for kerbside collections from 1 July 2023 - 30 June 2024.
Marlborough Charity Shops
This page contains a list of charity shops around Marlborough.
Picton Marina Waste Services
Council have provided waste collection points at the public jetty and London Quay areas of the Picton Marina.
Plastic Phase Outs
The Ministry for the Environment have confirmed that more types of plastic products will be phased out. Read on for more details.
Recycling at the Transfer Stations
Recycling at transfer stations.
Rubbish and Recycling Projects
From time to time Council undertake projects associated with rubbish and recycling.
Rural Community Recycling (RCR)
Council currently has recycling containers located at Grovetown, Spring Creek, Rapaura, Tuamarina and Renwick.
How we deal with tyres is changing in New Zealand. Tyrewise is Aotearoa New Zealand’s first regulated product stewardship scheme for recycling used tyres.
Council have developed a waste calculator to help people work out how much they spend each year on waste and recycling.
Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2021-27
Our Waste Management and Minimisation Plans (WMMPs) promotes effective and efficient waste management and minimisation within Marlborough.