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Whanganui residents in the urban area use privately owned companies for kerbside rubbish collection. The rural rubbish collection service is a combination of kerbside collections and pick-ups from rubbish bag and site bin collection points. The Resource Recovery Centre in central Whanganui is a one-stop shop for recycling drop-offs and waste minimisation.
Information about rubbish collection services in the Whanganui urban area
Information about rubbish services in rural areas
Find out where you can dispose of green waste in Whanganui.
The Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre is a one-stop shop for recycling, resource recovery and waste minimisation in the Whanganui District
Information about litter management and how to report illegal dumping
Register your household for the next Household Hazardous Waste Day
Whanganui District Council can offer funding to assist communities and businesses to gain income to help address waste issues