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Rubbish information / Diversion Days

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

Diversion Days in North Dunedin

Six Diversion Day events will be held over the course of the student year in two locations. At each location there will be provision for general waste as well as recycling facilities for cardboard, glass and cans.

The dates for these events are:

  • 26 February
  • 26 March
  • 28 May
  • 23 July
  • 22 October
  • 12 November

Two locations 

  • Abbey College car park (900 Cumberland Street)
  • Clyde Street Store car park (51 Clyde Street)

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