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Gisborne 2021-22 Public Holiday Service Information

Public holiday Collection day
Saturday 25 December Collections moved to Monday 27 December
Saturday 1 January Collections moved to Monday 3 January


  • Only plastics 1 (PET), 2 (HDPE) and 5 (PP) will be collected at kerbside.
  • Recycling products must be clean and free of residue.
  • Paper should be bundled up securely and carboard stacked inside bins or excess large cardboard tied up flat (maximum of 1m x 1m) and left under bin.
  • Glass should be seperated out where possible in a separate GDC approved bin.
  • Rubbish bags should not exceed 20kgs (4x stickers) - 1 sticker for every 5kg of weight upto 20kgs.


  • Recycling and rubbish must be kerbside by 7am on your allocated collection day.
  • Ensure all plastic and tin lids are removed and placed in your rubbish bag.
  • All recycling must be clean with no food or drink residue in it.
  • Please put ripped paper and reciepts inside an empty carboard box ( eg: cereal box). Loose paper tends to fly around in the street.
  • Remember – if it has had chemicals or fuels in it, it will not be accepted.

Transfer stations in your region

Pricing and other details
  • Gisborne recycle & refuse transfer station

    Opening hours
    Monday - Friday
    7.30am - 4.30pm
    Saturday - Sunday
    9.30am - 3.30pm
    Public holidays
    Open 9.30am - 3.30pm
    Christmas Day, New Years Day
    Transfer station details
    75 Innes St, Awapuni
    0800 10 10 10

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