This means that if we find non-recyclable items in your bin repeatedly, we will suspend your recycling service and take away your recycling bins.
Great news - Grade 5 plastics can now be included in your kerbside recycling! Read more about the change here and we'll be updating this page soon.
From 2022 our recycling ambassadors will start to monitor recycling bins and check that the contents are not contaminated.
To avoid any confusion, please make sure you know which bins are yours by writing your address on them.
Non-recyclable items can contaminate an entire recycling load, which then must go to the landfill. Some items can also put the people who sort your recycling at risk of injury or harm.
If you have any questions about the 3-Strikes Process or want to know more about how to recycle, please visit poriruacity.govt.nz/recycling, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 237 5089.
Click here to download a poster about what goes in, and what stays out, in your language here.