Canterbury

Collections On Hold

COVID-19 UPDATE: SeatSmart collection sites are not accepting seats during Alert Level 4. Please hold on to your seats and bring them in once restrictions are lifted.

Collection Sites

The recycling fee varies across the region.  Please check what applies at your local site. Limit 4 seats per customer. Please contact SeatSmart for bulk loads.

  • Ashburton District – free recycling
  • Christchurch – $25 per seat
  • Selwyn District – $15 per seat
  • Waimakiriri District – residents $12.50 per seat, non-residents $25 per seat
  • Hurunui District – residents $10 per seat, non-residents $25 per seat
  • Timaru District – $5 per seat

Collection site details below.

Ashburton

Recycling is free in the Ashburton District thanks to support from the Ashburton District Council. Please provide proof of address.

Ashburton

Ashburton Resource Recovery Park
25 Range Street
Ashburton

P: 03 307 7700

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Methven

Methven Recycling Yard
Cnr Methven Chertsey Road and Line Road
Methven

P: 03 307 7700

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Rakaia

Rakaia Resource Recovery Park
Cnr of West Town Belt and Rakaia Terrace
Rakaia

P: 03 307 7700

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Christchurch

There is a recycling fee of $25 incl GST per seat (RRP) payable at the collection sites. 

Christchurch North

Baby On The Move
515 Wairakei Road
Burnside

P: 03 960 9752  |  021 832 851

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Christchurch Central

Baby On The Move
87A Gasson Street
Sydenham

P: 03 421 3243

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Selwyn District

This site has a reduced recycling fee of $15 per seat thanks to funding from the Selwyn District Council.

Rolleston

The Pines Resource Recovery Park
183 Burnham School Road
Rolleston

P: 03 347 2026

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Waimakiriri District

Sites in Waimakiriri have reduced recycling fees thanks to funding from the District Council. Residents will be charged $12.50 incl. GST per seat and non-residents $25 incl. GST per seat.
Residents – please bring proof of address to collection site when recycling.

Oxford

Oxford Transfer Station
46 High Street
Oxford

P: 03 311 9005

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Rangiora

Southbrook Resource Recovery Park
284 Flaxton Road
Rangiora

P: 03 313 5499

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Hurunui District

Sites in Hurunui have reduced recycling fees thanks to funding from the District Council. Residents will be charged $10 incl. GST per seat and non-residents $25 incl. GST per seat.
Residents – please bring proof of address to collection site when recycling.

Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs Transfer Station
637 Hanmer Springs Road
Hanmer Springs

P: 03 314 8816

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Waiau

Waiau Transfer Station
116 Rotherham Road
Waiau

P: 03 314 8816

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Culverden

Culverden Transfer Station
68 St Leonard’s Road
Culverden

P: 03 314 8816

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Cheviot

Cheviot Transfer Station
91 Seddon Street
Cheviot

P: 03 314 8816

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Amberley

Amberley Transfer Station
52 Grays Road
Amberley

P: 03 314 8816

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Timaru District

Sites in Timaru have a reduced recycling fee for residents of $5 per seat thanks to funding from the District Council.
Please bring proof of address to collection site when recycling.

Geraldine

Geraldine Transfer Station
128 Te Moana Road
Geraldine

P: 03 687 7200

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Temuka

Temuka Transfer Station
45 Wilmshurst Road
Temuka

P: 03 615 9629

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Pleasant Point

Pleasant Transfer Station
23 Beck Road
Pleasant Point

P: 03 615 9629

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Timaru

Redruth Resource Recovery Park
23 Shaw Street
Timaru

P: 03 687 7200

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