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Central Auckland – Rubbish and recycling bin options and charges

​Rubbish bins in service

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

Bin requests

 See Request a new bin, bin replacement or bin repair online to:

  • order a new bin
  • get a bin replaced
  • get a bin fixed.

Use Request a different sized bin online form to swap your bin for a different size.

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

Bin requests

 See Request a new bin, bin replacement or bin repair online to:

  • order a new bin
  • get a bin replaced
  • get a bin fixed.

Use Request a different sized bin online form to swap your bin for a different size.

You should know

Wheelie bins aren't suitable for properties in the city centre, so this area has a special bag collection. For properties that pay a waste charge we allocate orange rubbish bags and clear recycling bags around February and August.
 
If you run out of council bags, you can buy more at the Bledisloe Lane service centre.

​Rubbish and recycling bin charges

​The annual charge for a new waste service (recycling and rubbish bins) is pro-rated based on the month the service was ordered:

New waste service charges

Read fee table.
Month bins orderedRecycling and 120L rubbish bins (pro-rata charge)Recycling and 240L rubbish bins (pro-rata charge)Exchange rubbish bin from 120L to 240L (pro-rata charge)
July 2022$313.34$394.60$81.26
August 2022$289.60$364.71$75.10
September 2022$265.86$334.81$69.95
October 2022$242.13$304.92$62.79
November 2022$218.90$275.02$56.64
December 2022$194.65$245.13$50.48
January 2023$170.91$215.24$44.32
February 2023$147.17$185.34$38.17
March 2023$123.44$155.45$32.01
April 2023$99.70$125.55$25.86
May 2023$75.96$95.66$19.70
June 2023$52.22$65.77$13.54

​Additional recycling bin charges

Read fee table.
Month bin orderedAdditional recycling bin only (pro-rata charge)
July 2022$89.59
August 2022$82.80
September 2022$76.02
September 2022$146.69
October 2022$69.23
November 2022$62.44
December 2022$55.65
January 2023$48.87
February 2023$42.08
March 2023$35.29
April 2023$28.51
May 2023$21.72
June 2023$14.93

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