Rubbish and Recycling
Kerbside rubbish and recycling collections are carried out by private contractors on a pre-paid basis. Please note this is not a Council-run service.
Council operates three recycling centres (Athenree, Katikati and Te Puke), and one greenwaste centre (Omokoroa).
Read more about the community programmes and initiatives that achieve waste minimisation that Western Bay supports: Waste minimisation community programmes.
Business Waste Minimisation
The Business Waste Minimisation programme is a free service that enables your business to reduce business waste, save money on disposal fees, and enhance your environmental image.
Kerbside rubbish and recycling collection - coming July 2021
A Council-run kerbside recycling, glass and rubbish collection across approximately 80 percent of the District will start from 1 July 2021.
Learn more about why worm composting is so important for the environment and our upcoming worm composting workshops around the District.