Kerbside Rubbish Collection

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Kerbside Rubbish Collection

Service Issues

Should you experience any issues with the kerbside service, please notify Council on 03 520 7400. This number is monitored after hours through Call Care.

Email Marlborough District Council with kerbside service issues
Please note these emails will only be processed during normal business hours, which are 8.00 am - 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Blenheim

In Blenheim, kerbside pickups of official Council rubbish bags are carried out Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. To check what day your rubbish will be collected see the map below. Please ensure your bags are out on the kerb before 7.30 am on the day of your collection.

Official Council rubbish bags

Picton

In Picton, kerbside pickups of official Council rubbish bags are carried out on Tuesdays. Please ensure your bags are out on the kerb before 7.30 am on the day of your collection.

Refuse bags sent to the transfer station

  • Households in Blenheim sent 39,340 bags to the transfer station rather than putting them out at the kerb
  • Households in Picton sent 12,437 bags to the transfer station rather than putting them out at the kerb

If you receive kerbside collection then please use this service rather than taking your bags to the transfer station.

Kerbside public holiday collections

Council does not normally do kerbside collections on public holidays. Instead the service is provided on the working day after or the working day before the public holiday.

Kerbside public holiday hours

How much do we send to landfill?

The following table show how much waste and how many bags were collected from the kerb and sent to landfill for dumping. This information is updated annually in July.

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

Tonnage

4,040

4,032

4,143

4,033

Bags

687,259

701,886

736,636

736,432

Blenheim Map

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