EcoCentral Level 2 Update
The New Zealand Government has announced that we will move to
level 2 on Thursday 14 May, which will make it easier for you to
access our facilities and dispose of unwanted material. We will
still be applying physical distancing and hygiene measures to
protect you and our staff, but all are available, again.
We are very excited to announce that the EcoShop on Blenheim
Road will reopen on 14 May and you will no longer need to make a
booking to drop of waste and recycling at the EcoDrop Transfer
stations and Recycling Centres.
Our EcoDrops and Recycling Centres are already open, but from 14
May you no longer need to make a booking to use our sites. We will
also be able to accept cash payments as well as EFTPOS/ Debit /
Credit card payments. Please continue to be patient with our staff
and your fellow customers as we will still be managing the sites to
ensure physical distancing.
The EcoDrops will accept all types of waste (/services/ecodrop/what-we-accept).
The online booking system will remain in place until we move to
level 2 on 14 May and can be accessed via this link: https://calendly.com/ecocentral
EcoDrop Recycling Centres
The EcoDrop Recycling Centres is now able to accept the entire
range of recycling and reusable material (/services/ecodrop/what-we-accept).
Our staff will assist you to unload if required, but will still
need to adhere to physical distancing requirements.
Kerbside Recycling recommenced on 04 May 2020. We need your help
to ensure that only compliant material is placed in the yellow
recycling bin, so please check the CCC website to make sure you are
doing the right thing.(
You can also download the CCC wheelie bin app to tell you what
can and can't go in your kerbside bins
The EcoShop on Blenheim Road will reopen at 9am on 14 May. We
will be apply measures to ensure that both our customers and staff
will remain safe. The number of customers in the store at any one
time will be limited and we will require everyone to observe
physical distancing, too.
We appreciate your patience as we take steps to ensure
Please come in and support our business.
At EcoCentral, we run the three EcoDrops and operate the
Material Recovery Facility (EcoSort) on behalf of Christchurch City
Council. The EcoShop is also part of our unique business. We
receive and process a high proportion of Canterbury recycling and
waste, seeking to divert into usable resources, with a target of
minimising the residual waste to landfill.
Enjoy exploring our site.