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Rubbish and recycling bin options

Ngā kōwhiringa mō ngā ipu para me ngā ipu hangarua

Not all size bins are available in all areas. We are working to standardise this service.

Properties in the Rodney area

Rubbish bins

There is currently no council refuse service in this area.

Recycle bins in service

 Rodney recycling bins are green with a yellow lid and come in 360, 240 and 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

360-litre bins: 1100mm high, 848mm wide, 848mm deep

240-litre bins: 1060mm high, 730mm wide, 730mm deep

120-litre bins: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

Properties in the North Shore area

Rubbish bins in service

North Shore rubbish bins are either blue with a yellow lid and come in 240 or 140 litre sizes, or green with a red lid and come in 240, 120 or 80 litre sizes.

Recycle bins in service

 North Shore recycling bins are green with a yellow lid and come in 360, 240 and 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

360-litre bins: 1100mm high, 848mm wide, 848mm deep

240-litre bins: 1060mm high, 730mm wide, 730mm deep

120-litre bins: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

Properties in the Waitākere area

Rubbish bins in service

 Waitākere rubbish bins are either blue with a yellow lid and come in 240 or 140 litre sizes, or green with a red lid and come in 240, 120 or 80 litre sizes.

Recycle bins in service

 Waitākere recycling bins are green with a yellow lid and come in 360, 240 and 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

360-litre bins: 1100mm high, 848mm wide, 848mm deep

240-litre bins: 1060mm high, 730mm wide, 730mm deep

120-litre bins: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

Properties in Auckland Central area

Rubbish bins in service

 Central Auckland rubbish bins are green with a red lid and come in 240 or 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bins in service

Auckland Central recycling bins are green with a yellow or blue lid and come in 360, 240 or 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

360-litre bins: 1100mm high, 848mm wide, 848mm deep

240-litre bins: 1060mm high, 730mm wide, 730mm deep

120-litre bins: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

Properties on Aotea Great Barrier Island

Rubbish bin and recycling crate collection is only available to properties with suitable road access.

Alternative bin and crate options are unavailable for Aotea Great Barrier Island.

Rubbish bin in service

Aotea Great Barrier Island rubbish bins are green with a red lid and are only available in a 120-litre size.

Recycling bin in service

Aotea Great Barrier Island recycling crates are yellow and only available in a 60-litre size.

 

Properties in the Manukau area

Rubbish bins in service

 Manukau rubbish bins are green with a red lid and come in 240 and 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bins in service

 Manukau recycling bins are green with a yellow lid and come in 360, 240 and 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

360-litre bins: 1100mm high, 848mm wide, 848mm deep

240-litre bins: 1060mm high, 730mm wide, 730mm deep

120-litre bins: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

Properties in the Franklin area

Rubbish bins

There is currently no council refuse bin service in this area. Council refuse bags are available.

Recycle bins in service

 Franklin recycling bins are green with a yellow lid and come in 360, 240 and 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

360-litre bins: 1100mm high, 848mm wide, 848mm deep

240-litre bins: 1060mm high, 730mm wide, 730mm deep

120-litre bins: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

Properties in the Papakura area

Rubbish bins in service

 Papakura rubbish bins are green with a red lid and come in 240, 120 and 80 litre sizes.

Food waste

Not available to rural or commercial properties.
Papakura food scraps bin is teal and has a 23-litre size.

Recycle bins in service

 Papakura recycling bins are green with a yellow lid and come in 360, 240 and 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

360-litre bins: 1100mm high, 848mm wide, 848mm deep

240-litre bins: 1060mm high, 730mm wide, 730mm deep

120-litre bins: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

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