Environment & waste

Love Food Hate Waste NZ

Kiwi families throw out about $560 of food each year - find out what you can do with the Love Food Hate Waste campaign.

    Rubbish & recycling

    Council rubbish and recycling disposal services in Wellington.

    Noise control

    People and activities are entitled to make noise at a reasonable level. But you have the right to ha...


    The Council is committed to developing Wellington as a sustainable eco-city.


    The Council manages Wellington's water network and performs regular improvements.

    Sewerage & wastewater

    The Council manages the sewerage network and performs regular maintenance, upgrade and renewal progr...


    Stormwater is the water that runs off surfaces such as roads, driveways, footpaths and rooftops. It ...


    At the Southern Landfill and Recycle Centre you can drop off household and commercial rubbish, and b...


    Kiwi Point Quarry produces and sells aggregate and other products for construction and landscaping.

      Trade waste

      Trade waste is controlled by laws to help protect drainage system treatment plants, which are essent...

      Hazardous substances

      Learn about the safe storage and disposal of hazardous substances, Council policy on hazardous subst...

        Liquid waste transportation

        Liquid waste from grease traps, septic tanks and trade waste needs to be carefully collected and han...

          Waste education

          The Council's Waste Education Officers help people to minimise waste. Take advantage of the followin...