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Recycling

A weekly kerbside recycling collection operates for Gisborne city, Makorori, Wainui and the Poverty Bay Flats and Ruatoria township.

Information about the kerbside recycling collection

Transfer station hours

Here's the city and rural transfer station hours

Rural transfer stations have a drop-off recycling facility.

Recycling options

Recycling is free for households.  The more you recycle, that's less rubbish going to landfill.  Information on recycling options 

Note - changes to recycling plastic  

Grades 3 to 7 plastics will no longer be accepted for recycling due to significant changes to the global recycling market. 

Households should check the grade of plastic before you buy the product. More information will be provided soon, here's the latest media release(external link)(external link) 

Recycling facility

There's a 24 hour 7 days a week recycling facility at the entrance of 75 Innes Street. 

Note - changes to recycling plastic  

Grades 3 to 7 plastics will no longer be accepted for recycling due to significant changes to the global recycling market. 

Households should check the grade of plastic before you buy the product. More information will be provided soon, here's the latest media release(external link)(external link) 

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