Recycling Changes – Effective from 17th of October 2016

Date: October 14, 2016By: Nic StuartUncategorized



What’s the same?

  • Rubbish collection is still weekly, on the same day as your fortnightly recycling
  • You’ll still be able to recycle the same materials.


What’s new?

  • You have a new recycling wheelie bin for plastics, cans, paper and cardboard. (Yellow Top)
  • Your collection day may change – check your bin for details.
  • Recycling (mixed and glass) is now collected on the same day every two weeks – not weekly.
  • Your existing blue crate is now only for glass.
  • Recycling now needs to be out at the kerb earlier, by 7am.
  • Recycling must be in the appropriate container – not in plastic bags and not stacked on top of or beside the wheelie bin.


Not with Nelmac for Rubbish Collection? Want to put Recycling and Rubbish down on the same day? Visit our page:

Buy Now

For the new recycling calendar effective of 17th of October 2016 see:

Recycling Calendar

Please Visit the Nelson City Council page for more information:

Recycling Changes