During Level 2 all refuse & greenwaste collections are as normal. Please have your wheelie bins out at 6.45am. For changes to collections over Queen Birthday weekend please click here. Stay safe, and take care.


  • Everything is connected

    There are a surprising amount of people, businesses and communities that would like to do more to conserve and protect our natural resources, but they don’t know where to begin with becoming more environmentally friendly. Being environmentally friendly simply means having a lifestyle that are better for the environment. It’s all about taking small steps towards mother earth so as to make this planet a better place for our communities and generations to come. 


  • Composting and Composting Timeframe

    Everyone knows that composting your fruit and vegetable scraps and other biological material is much better than sending those scraps to the city landfill, where they would turn into methane gas. 

    Here is a simple guide to the composting timetable, depending on which method you use.

  • Keep The Kids Entertained During Lockdown

    From crafts to online learning resources to at-home workouts, you’ll need a variety of tricks up your sleeve to ensure that you all stay occupied. So we created some colouring sheets to keep the kids active and to learn more about keeping our beautiful earth, green.
  • HDC Kerbside recycling collection suspended

    HDC suspends kerbside recycling collection during the lockdown period.

  • Kerbside Rubbish Changes - Hastings District

    FAQ's on the new General Waste and Recycling Service to be provided by Hastings District Council in 2020.
  • New changes to Hastings kerbside recycling and waste services on their way

    Every home in the current Council urban rubbish and recycling collection zone will receive a wheelie bin for general rubbish and container(s) for recycling. The proposed start dates for these changes are May 1, 2020 for recycling containers and July 1, 2020 for wheelie bins.
  • Welcome To The New Bay Environmental Bins Website

    We are excited to launch our brand-new website, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news, tips and product information.
  • Recycling Changes In Napier From 1 November 2019

    Over the next few weeks, 25,000 sets of recycling crates will be delivered to Napier properties in preparation for changes to the city’s recycling regime from 1 November.
  • Rubbish Dumping Jeopardises Future Of Recycling Depot

    A surge in general rubbish being dumped at the Martin Place recycling depot in Havelock North is preventing legitimate plastics, cardboard, paper and tins from being recycled.