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Rural Recycling Stations

Methven Recycling Drop-off Facility

The Methven recycling drop-off facility is located at the corner of Methven Chertsey Road and Line Road.

This facility is unmanned and open to the public 24 hours a day for free drop off of recyclables.

It accepts:



Aluminium and steel cans


Plastics – Grades 1, 2 and 5


There is also a reusable household items drop-off facility here where household items can be dropped off.

You can drop off any tidy and reusable household goods for free.

Methven Greenwaste Drop-off Facility

This facility for greenwaste drop-off is located on the corner on Rakaia Barrhill Methven Road and Vaughans Road.

This facility is manned and operates:

  • Wednesday 12.30pm – 2.30pm
  • Sunday 12.00pm – 4.00pm

Rural Recycling Drop-off Facilities

Council provides self-serve rural recycling drop-off facility sites in the district.

These are located at:

These drop-off facility sites accept the following materials into the co-mingled bins:



Aluminium and steel cans

Plastics - Grades 1, 2 and 5

All glass bottles must be sorted into the respective coloured bins provided

No domestic refuse is accepted at the rural recycling drop-off facilities, it must be disposed of at the Rakaia or Ashburton Resource Recovery Parks.