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Rubbish and recycling

When is my rubbish and recycling collected?

Find your rubbish and recycling collection dates quickly using the search below.

The results will include a link to download a local rubbish and recycling calendar.

Alternatively, you can request a calendar at your local library, council service centre or local board office, or by calling our call centre on (09) 301 0101. 

Calendars for 2014/2015 will be available by the end of June.

Late or missed collections

Collections are between 7am and 7pm. If your collection does not occur by 4.30pm please contact us and we will endeavour to collect it by close of play on the following day.

Note: Bins should be left at the kerbside. Bags are best to be taken in and put out the next morning by 7am.

Public holiday collections

Council rubbish and recycling collections occur one day later than usual for the week following a public holiday.

Please note, the collections below remain on their scheduled day, even if they follow or fall on a public holiday.

  • Parnell and Newmarket: no changes to Thursday night rubbish collections for red lidded wheelie bins. 
  • Inner-CBD: no changes to kerbside collections for rubbish bags, recycling bags and paper/cardboard. 
  • Parakai, Shelly Beach and Woodhill: Remondis household rubbish collections. 
  • North Shore and Waitakere: no changes to business' evening kerbside rubbish bag, recycling and paper/cardboard collections.

If you use a private rubbish collection service, please contact your provider to confirm their holiday schedules.

Enter your street address

Note: The collection day search for Manukau properties is currently not available. Please contact us for collection information.

Rubbish and recycling collection day search

Enter your full street address, including the street number, to find rubbish and recycling collection dates for your property.

No collection results match your search. You need to enter your full street address, including the street number to find rubbish and recycling collection dates for your property.

We provide information on rubbish and recycling collections for properties in the Auckland Council area only.

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Missed collections

Collections are between 7am and 7pm.

If your bin has still not been collected by 4.30pm, please contact us on 09 301 0101.

Leave your bin at the kerbside and we will try to collect it by close of play on the following day.

If you use bags, take them in and put them out again the next morning.

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Great Barrier Island service changes

From Monday, 2 September 2013, rubbish and recycling services are changing on Great Barrier Island. Find out how the changes will affect you.