Summer Holiday Service Changes

This holiday season the hard working people who pick up the recycling and rubbish bins, process the recycling and operate the regions Transfer Stations are having some much deserved time off. Find out below how this affects your recycling and rubbish services.

Recycling and Rubbish Collection services

 

If your collection day is Monday 24 December, please place your bin/s out for collection as normal.

Christmas Day - Tuesday 25 December 2018 - no collections

There will be no recycling and rubbish collections in the Gore, Mataura, Bluff and Invercargill, and Southland District on Tuesday 25 December 2018 due to Christmas Day.  Collections will be one day later for the rest of the week.

  • If your collection day is normally Tuesday, please place your bin/s out on Wednesday 26 December for collection.
  • If your collection day is normally Wednesday, please place your bin/s out on Thursday 27 December for collection.
  • If your collection day is normally Thursday, please place your bin/s out on Friday 28 December for collection.
  • If your collection day is normally Friday, please place your bin/s out on Saturday 29 December for collection.

Please note that the collection trucks may be round their routes quicker than usual.  Please have your bin/s out on time (e.g. 7am to 7:30am) to ensure collection.  If we have missed your bin, please call your local Council for advice.

 

If your collection day is Monday 31 December, please place your bin/s out for collecion as normal.

New Years Day - Tuesday 1 January 2019 - no collections

There will be no recycling and rubbish collections in the Gore, Mataura, Bluff and Invercargill, and Southland District on Tuesday 1 January 2019 due to New Years Day.  Collections will be one day later for the rest of the week.

  • If your collection day is normally Tuesday, please place your bin/s out on Wednesday 2 January for collection.
  • If your collection day is normally Wednesday, please place your bin/s out on Thursday 3 January for collection.
  • If your collection day is normally Thursday, please place your bin/s out on Friday 4 January for collection.
  • If your collection day is normally Friday, please place your bin/s out on Saturday 5 January for collection.

Please note that the collection trucks may be round their routes quicker than usual.  Please have your bin/s out on time (e.g. 7am to 7:30am) to ensure collection.  If we have missed your bin, please call your local Council for advice.

Normal collections will resume from Monday 7 January 2019.

If you are unsure of your collection day, please use the "My collection day" finder for more information or call your local Council.

Council Transfer Stations

  • The Bluff Transfer Station will be closed on Tuesday 25 December, Wednesday 25 December, Tuesday 1 January and Wednesday 2 January.
  • The Gore Transfer Station will be closed on Tuesday 25 December, Wednesday 25 December, Tuesday 1 January and Wednesday 2 January.
  • The Invercargill Transfer Station will be closed on Tuesday 25 December and Tuesday 1 January.
  • The Southland District Transfer Stations will be closed on Tuesday 25 December and Tuesday 1 January.
For more information about your local transfer station, please click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Normal collections will resume from Monday October 29, 2018.

If you are unsure about your collection day, please used the "My Collection Day Finder" for more information.

Southland District Council - No changes to recycling and rubbish collection services

There are no changes to the recycling and rubbish collections in Southland District.  Recycling and Rubbish collections will be operationg as normal.  If you are unsure about your collection day, please used the "My Collection Day Finder" for more information. 

Transfer Station services

  • Bluff Transfer Station is closed on Labour Day, Monday October 22.
  • Gore Transfer Station is closed on Labour Day, Monday October 22.
  • All other Council Transfer Stations will be operating their normal hours.

 For more information about your local transfer station hours, please click here.