Rubbish and recycling

Rubbish is part of our daily lives and it's up to everyone to dispose of it responsibly, so that waste going to landfill is minimised as much as possible. 

Since 2013, our kerbside collection services for rubbish and recycling have been provided to Kāpiti residents solely by independent operators.

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

View all rubbish disposal fees here. 

Waste Reduction & Education

Kāpiti Coast District Council offers a range of programmes, services, resources and grants to help our community reduce waste. Find out more here.

Kerbside services

A lot of our rubbish can be recycled. When we recycle, less waste goes to landfill and this is good for the planet!

Transfer Stations

Transfer stations are strategically located around the district and cater for the safe disposal of most rubbish and recycling items. Residents in rural locations, where kerbside services are not available, can dispose of their rubbish and recycling at...

Frequently Asked Questions

Kerbside collection  | Recycling crates and wheelie bins  | How do I get a recycling bin | TV recycling  | Disposal charges  | Kerbside collection It is important that your bag, wheelie bin and recycling bin are out on the kerbside before 7am.  View...

Forms, online resources and strategies

This page contains application forms, guides and policy documents relating to rubbish and recycling management for the Kāpiti Coast District. Application forms All forms are available for download or print from the links below. Application for Waste...

Fees and charges

This page lists the fees for disposal of rubbish at transfer stations and operator licensing costs.