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Rubbish and recycling bin options

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.

 

Rubbish bin tags

For information on rubbish bin tags, see Buy rubbish bin tags or rubbish bags.

 

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.

 

Rubbish bin tags

For information on rubbish bin tags, see Buy rubbish bin tags or rubbish bags.

 

Recycle bins in service

Waitakere 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 Waiheke Island

Rubbish bin and bags in service

Waiheke Island rubbish bins are green with red lids and in 120-litre size. Rubbish bags are red and in 60 or 40-litre sizes.

Rubbish bin dimensions

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

Recycling bins in service

Waiheke Island recycling bins are green with yellow or blue lids and come in 240 or 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

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 and bag in service

Aotea Great Barrier Island rubbish bins are green with a red lid and are of 120-litre size. Rubbish bags are of 60-litre size.

Recycling crate 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.

Rubbish bag in service

Franklin rubbish bags are orange and are of 60-litre size. 

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.

 

Rubbish bin tags

For information on rubbish bin tags, see Buy rubbish bin tags or rubbish bags.


Food waste

Not available to rural or commercial properties.

 Papakura food scraps bin is green 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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