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1. Check if you need a licence to open a rubbish collecting business

​You require a licence to open a rubbish collecting business if:

  • you or your business collects or transports disposed or discarded material exceeding 20 tonnes in Auckland in each 12-month period
  • you operate one or more donation collection points (clothing bins or similar) on public places.