Rubbish and Recycling

Your new Rubbish and Recycling Collection Service has started. 

Make sure you know what bins go out when

Wakatipu Collection Calendar

Upper Clutha Collection Calendar 


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The Queenstown Lakes District is a beautiful place and we'd like to keep it that way. If you see litter anywhere it shouldn't be please contact us. There are a range of fines for those caught intentionally littering, see below:

Offense Fine
Depositing litter of less than 1 litre $100
Depositing litter of 1 litre to less than 30 litres $200
Depositing litter of 30 litres to 60 litres $300
Depositing litter of more than 60 litres; or Depositing garden waste; or building materials. $400


Waste Composition

An analysis of solid waste going to landfill in the Queenstown Lakes District was undertaken in August 2016.