Urban rubbish collection

Whanganui District Council does not operate a kerbside rubbish collection service within the urban area. However, there are a number of privately owned and operated user-pays rubbish collection services.

Service providers


EnviroWaste, based at 27 Gilberd Street, offer a wheelie bin-only collection service. Order a bin from EnviroWaste.

Low Cost Bins

Low Cost Bins will offer both a rubbish bag and wheelie bin collection service from Monday, 2 November 2020.

Visit Low Cost Bins for more information on where to buy rubbish bag stickers or to order a wheelie bin. 

Waste Management

Waste Management, based at the Midtown Transfer Station in Liffiton Street, offer a rubbish bag collection service (until 31 December 2020 only) and wheelie bin collection. 

For more information, visit Waste Management or call 06 348 8009.

Rubbish collection areas and days

Important information about rubbish bags

Waste Management have advised they will cease rubbish bag collection in the Whanganui urban area on Thursday, 31 December 2020. They will offer a bin collection service only after this date.

Low Cost Bins will be the only provider of a rubbish bag collection service in the urban area after 31 December 2020.

Visit Low Cost Bins or Waste Management for details on where to buy rubbish bag stickers for the urban area.