The Crows Nest

Waste Minimisation


Location Redruth Street
Phone Number 03 684 9749
Opening HoursMonday to Sunday 9:00am - 4:45pm (from July 2021 these hours will change to Monday to Friday - 9am - 4.30pm & Saturday and Sunday 10am-4.30pm)

Drop-off locations

Acceptance Criteria

  • Redruth - furniture and all good quality items
  • Geraldine, Pleasant Point and Temuka Transfer stations ; smaller and good quality items only. No furniture, please.
  • Not accepted: carry cots , children's car safety seats, helmets (bike or motorbike), high chairs , prams or pushchairs, seat belts , walker trainers,

Large Goods Pick-up

If you are unable to deliver goods yourself, the Crows Nest offer a large goods pick-up service. Contact the manager to arrange.

Sustainable South Canterbury Trust (SSCT)

The Crows Nest activity is managed by the Sustainable South Canterbury Trust. The Trust chairperson is Syd Horgan with the other members being Ross Wells, Brian Gallagher, Rhys Taylor and Horst Elsen. The Trust is actively seeking new Trust members. Please contact the shop manager for details.

The Trust holds the following contracts from Council: Crows Nest shop, Large Goods Collection, Escrap handling.


The SSCT has a liaison with Idea Services. Idea Services clients come to the Crows Nest site regularly to maintain the front gardens, and their contribution is appreciated.

Last updated: 11 Jun 2021