Domestic recycling

Upper Hutt City Council provides a user-pays kerbside recycling collection service through it’s contractor – Waste Management Ltd. Waste Management Ltd provide receptacles and kerbside collection for household recyclables. Contact them directly for general enquiries and information, such as:

  • the areas of the city they cover
  • what they recycle
  • the cost of their service, and
  • days they collect on
  • non collection
  • collection calendars

Waste Management Ltd: (04) 568 3550

Residents may choose to use an alternative ‘private’ supplier such as Low Cost Bins. Low Cost Bins also provide a receptacles and kerbside collection for household recyclables.

Low Cost Bins: (04) 528 7666

All enquiries and complaints should be directed to the supplier who you have contracted to provide your kerbside recycling collection service.

You can also recycle paper and cardboard at the landfill (normal tip fees will apply). The landfill is shared by Upper Hutt City Council and Hutt City Council. Landfill location, costs and opening hours can be viewed in detail on Lower Hutt City Councils website

Public holidays

For information about recycling collection on statutory holidays, please contact your recycling service provider.

Rural recycling program

Agrecovery offers a safe disposal programme for unwanted or expired agrichemicals. They also offer a recycling service for some plastic agrichemical, animal health and dairy hygiene containers.  Many containers and chemicals are eligible for free or subsidised collection. For more information, visit their website on or call freephone 0800 247 326.

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Last updated on 10 May 2016