Collection Days

Waste Minimisation

Collection Days

Your bin collection day depends on where you live or work in Timaru. The residential organics bin is put out weekly and the red and yellow bins go out on alternate weeks.

This week's bin colours





Bin Calendar

To find your collection day - download a copy of the Bin Calendar.

Easter Arrangements 2022

Below are the bin collection changes for Easter 2022:

- Residential bin collection – if on a Friday collection route, these will be emptied Easter Saturday.  Easter Monday bins collect as per normal.

- CBD in Timaru -  No change - bins collected on the usual days as normal

- CBD in Geraldine Temuka & Pleasant Point – Yellow bins will be collected on Thursday 14 April instead of Friday, no service on Good Friday.  Monday's Rural CBD red bins will be collected Tuesday 19th April.

Service frequency

Type of Area Rubbish
(Red Bin)
(Yellow Bin)
(Green Bin)
(Blue Bin)
Residential Areas Fortnightly Fortnightly Weekly Fortnightly
Urban CBD (Commercial) Weekly Weekly WeeklyWeekly

Last updated: 26 May 2022