Rubbish and Recycling

Kāpiti Coast District Council is committed to a policy of waste minimisation.

Find out everything you need to know about rubbish and recycling services, how to reduce waste at home, and what laws and strategies exist for waste.

View all rubbish disposal fees here. 

Kerbside Services

Kerbside rubbish and recycling services are available to urban households throughout the district.  View information about collection days and maps here.

Transfer Stations

Transfer stations are located in key locations around the district.  View transfer station operating hours and locations here.

Waste Reduction Grants

Got a great idea for reducing waste on the Coast?  Now’s your chance!  View information on waste reduction grants here.

Rubbish and Recycling FAQs

Which items can be recycled? What happens to my recyclables?  View the answers to these questions and more here.

Useful Links

There are many helpful resources online and we have listed a few to help you with rubbish and recycling.

Keep New Zealand Beautiful

At Home

Create Your Own Eden
Kapiti Coast Freecycle
Master Composter 
Op Shop Directory
Sutainable Living
The Nappy Lady
Worms R Us
Zero Waste NZ Trust

At School

Plastics NZ - school resources

At Work

EECA Business
Guide to Recycling in the Office - Ministry for the Environment website
NZ Business Council for Sustainable Development
Plastic NZ
Resource Efficiency in the Building and Related Industries (REBRI) 
Sustainable Business Networks
The Waste Exchange

Related forms and documents for download
All documents are in PDF and available for download or print from the links below.

Solid Waste Bylaw 2010
(16 pages, 1Mb)

Waste Levy Allocation Policy
(4 pages, 93Kb)

Waste Management & Minimisation Plan 2011-2017 
(71 pages, 610Kb)

Wellington Regional Waste Assessment - March 2011
(80 pages, 1Mb)