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Rubbish collection in North Dunedin

In North Dunedin, Monday is the regular rubbish collection day. Please use Dunedin City Council (DCC) rubbish bags which are available from supermarkets or OUSA offices. Other bags won't be collected so please don't use them.

DCC rubbish collection area North Dunedin

Kerbside recycling system

Blue recycling bins

Blue recycling bins take rinsed, unbroken glass bottles & jars. No other glass products, eg mirrors will be accepted.

Yellow-lidded wheelie bins

Yellow-lidded wheelie bins take paper, cardboard, rigid plastics (numbered 1-7) with lids removed, washed aluminum or steel cans.

Alternating collection days

The bins will be collected each fortnight alternating with the blue bins. Calendars on the wheelie-bins will let you know which week to put out which bin.

More information about Dunedin City Council rubbish and recycling collection

Visit the DCC website for more information about rubbish and recycling

Skips in North Dunedin

At the beginning and end of each academic year, as well as the last Friday of the month, skips are placed in locations around North Dunedin to collect larger rubbish that won't be collected in regular collections.

**Please note: when full skips are removed by the contractors towards the end of the collection period,  they may not be replaced. It's a good idea to get your rubbish to the skips as early as possible.

Skip locations

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  • On Castle St near the corner of Castle and Dundas
  • On Castle St near the corner of Castle and Duke (opposite the Marsh Study Centre)
  • On Leith St near the corner of Leith and Dundas
  • On Leith St near the corner of Leith and Duke
  • On Harbour Terrace (midway between Dundas and Union)
  • In Clyde St opposite Unicol
  • In Clyde St midway between Albany and Frederick
  • In Leith St midway between Albany and Frederick
  • In Ethel Benjamin Place
  • Dundas St off Queen St between 5 & 6 Dundas St
  • Between number 12 & 9 Albany St at the bottom of Queen St

Skip dates for 2016

**Please note: when full skips are removed by the contractors towards the end of the collection period,  they may not be replaced. It's a good idea to get your rubbish to the skips as early as possible.
Rubbish skips are out in North Dunedin from 9am-4pm on:

  • Friday 12 February -  PLUS 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags
  • Saturday 13 February - No skips but 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags
  • Friday 19 February PLUS 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags
  • Friday 26 February
  • Friday 18 March - ** Note different Friday due to Easter break**
  • Friday 29 April
  • Friday 27 May
  • ** NO SKIPS IN JUNE DUE TO MID-SEMESTER BREAK**
  • Friday 15 July - Extra day for the start of Semester 2
  • Friday 29 July
  • Friday 26 August
  • Friday 30 September
  • Friday 21 October - Skips PLUS 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags.
  • Saturday 22 October  - Skips PLUS 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags.
  • Friday 28 October  - Skips PLUS 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags.
  • Saturday 29 October - Skips PLUS 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags.
  • Friday 4 November - Skips PLUS 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags.
  • Saturday 5 November - Skips PLUS 2pm-4pm DCC extra kerbside collection, both recycling bins AND regulation DCC black rubbish bags.