Te para me te hangarua | Rubbish and recycling
We can keep our city clean if we recycle and put rubbish where it belongs. Use the tools on this page to find out what goes where.
A guide to our rubbish and recycling collection services. Plus our handy rubbish days finder.
Find out about the different types of recycling services we provide at our facilities here in Palmy.
Rubbish and recycling facilities
Addresses and opening hours for recycling centres and refuse transfer stations in Palmerston North.
We're installing clips on recycling wheelie bins to help keep the streets of Palmy clean.
Guru's guide to what goes where
Got an item to dispose of? We'll help you put it in its place.
All about plastic
What the plastic numbers mean, and why to choose compostable over biodegradable.
Chemical waste disposal
Find out how to safely dispose of common household chemicals.
Tips to reduce your waste
Simple strategies for reducing waste in your day-to-day life.
Reducing waste at events
Whether you’re going to an event or hosting one, you can do your bit to reduce waste.
Want to do more? From cleaning up a park to setting up a community garden, we've got you covered.
Facts and figures
Looking for the hard facts about waste minimisation and resource recovery? You've come to the right place.
Report rubbish in the wrong place
Let’s keep our city litter free – let us know if you see rubbish that's been illegally dumped.