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What you can put in your rubbish
Items you should put in your rubbish
- Plastic wraps and foil wraps.
- Disposable cups, plates and cutlery.
- Polystyrene takeaway containers and meat trays.
- Nappies and sanitary products.
- Broken glass, wrapped.
- Some plastic items - see How to get rid of unwanted items to check how to dispose of specific plastic items.
- Noxious weeds - see How to dispose of weeds.
For items not on the above list, see How to get rid of unwanted items.
Items you should not put in your rubbish
- Hot ashes.
- Garden waste.
- Medical waste (except Rapid Antigen Tests).
- Building material.
- Large household items.
- Chemicals and hazardous items.
- Recyclable items such as cans, glass and plastic bottles, paper and cardboard.
To know how to dispose of these items, see How to get rid of unwanted items.
For recyclable items, see What you can put in your recycling.
For food scraps and garden waste, see Reduce your food scraps and garden waste.
For hazardous chemicals and paint, see Hazardous waste.
|How to get rid of unwanted items||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/Pages/get-rid-unwanted-items.aspx||How to get rid of unwanted items||Find out the disposal options for each type of waste or unwanted item.||aspx||Recycling|
|Hazardous waste||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/Pages/hazardous-waste.aspx||Hazardous waste||Find out what is considered hazardous waste and where to dispose of it.||aspx||Recycling|
|What you can put in your recycling||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/bin-requests/Pages/what-put-your-recycling.aspx||What you can put in your recycling||See a list of items suitable for your regular recycling collection.||aspx||Recycling|
|Recycle or donate||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/ways-reduce-waste/Pages/recycle-donate.aspx||Recycle or donate||Minimise waste by recycling or donating your unwanted items.||aspx||Recycling
|Find your rubbish and recycling collection day||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/rubbish-recycling-collections/Pages/rubbish-recycling-collection-days.aspx||Find your rubbish and recycling collection day||Search for household and commercial rubbish collection and recycling collection dates.||aspx||Rubbish
|How to dispose of weeds||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/pests-weeds/Pages/how-to-dispose-weeds.aspx||How to dispose of weeds||You need to be careful when disposing of weeds. Check which transfer stations accept green waste or have a garden company collect the weeds you removed.||aspx||Biosecurity|