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Franklin – ngā kōwhiringa me ngā utu mō ngā ipupara me ngā ipupara hangarua

Franklin – Rubbish and recycling bin options and charges

​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.

Price of official council rubbish bag

Pricing may vary by area and between retailers. These are the recommended retail prices (RRP).

​Bag size Single bag price (RRP)​ Pack of five bags price (RRP)​
​60-litre ​$2.40 ​$12

Where you can buy orange official council rubbish bags

You can buy our orange rubbish bags from your local supermarkets, libraries, service centres and leisure centres, and selected convenience stores, service stations and transfer stations.

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

​Recycling bin charges

The annual charge for a new or additional recycling bin is pro-rated based on the month the bin was ordered.

​Month bin ordered ​New bin (pro-rata charge) Additional bin (pro-rata charge)
Jul 2021 $142.70 $88.90
​Aug 2021 $131.89 $82.17
​Sep 2021 $121.08 $75.43

New or additional recycling bin: full year

​Service ​Charge for 2021-2022
​New bin ​$142.70
​Additional bin ​$88.90

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