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.
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.
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.
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.
2018/2019 alternative collection days for kerbside collections that fall on a public holiday.