Unsuitable for collection
Fines of up to $400 can apply if you leave out rubbish which is unsuitable for collection.
The Council will collect rubbish that is suitable for collection and in our official rubbish bags.
Large amounts of rubbish
If you have large amounts of rubbish that would not be suitable for the Council's official rubbish bags:
Private waste collectors
Transpacific AllBrite Limited
Phone: (04) 568 5521
Phone: 0800 732 925
Take green waste (such as grass clippings, hedge trimmings, small logs and soil) to the Southern Landfill for composting, or compost it at home.
Take household hazardous waste products to the hazardous waste store at the Southern Landfill. For more information on the types of hazardous waste that is accepted at the landfill, see:
Under the Waste Management Bylaw fines of up to $400 can apply if you:
- leave rubbish out for collection that is not in an official Wellington City Council rubbish bag
- do not remove any rubbish which Council staff have left behind because it is unsuitable for collection.