The Bluegums Landfill has been engineered to high standards and is expected to service the Marlborough district until 2047.
Community Consultation – Waste Services
Council will be consulting the community in November 2022 on proposed changes to how we deal with waste.
A number of materials and chemicals are classified as hazardous waste and their disposal to landfill should be avoided.
Kerbside Rubbish Collection
In Blenheim, kerbside pickups of official Council rubbish bags are carried out Monday to Friday. In Picton, kerbside pickups of official Council rubbish bags are carried out on Tuesdays.
Official Council Rubbish Bags
You can get official Council rubbish bags from Council's Customer Service Centres in Picton and Blenheim, as well as a number of retailers.
Picton Marina Waste Services
Council have provided waste collection points at the public jetty and London Quay areas of the Picton Marina.
Public Holiday Opening Times
Waste Sorting Centre (WSC), Transfer Stations (TS), Re-use Centre (RUC), Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) and E-Waste public holiday opening times for 2020/2021.
Contains lists of refuse-related FAQs.
Taylor Pass Closed Landfill - Future Use
The Taylor Pass landfill site operated up until the mid-1990’s receiving waste from the Blenheim community and surrounding areas
When visiting a transfer station with your refuse, please bring your own shovel, rake or broom for unloading the rubbish off your trailer.
Waste Fees and Charges
Waste, refuse, coin skip, transfer station and landfill fees.
Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2021-27
Our Waste Management and Minimisation Plans (WMMPs) promotes effective and efficient waste management and minimisation within Marlborough.