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Manukau - Rubbish, recycling and food scraps bins and charges

Rubbish bins in service

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

Bin requests

See Request bin repair or report a missing bin to get a bin replaced or to fix a broken bin.

See Request a bin for a new property and other bin services to order a new bin for your new property.

See Request a different size bin to swap your bin for a different size.   

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 are 1100mm high and 848mm wide.
  • 240-litre bins are 1060mm high and 730mm wide.
  • 120-litre bins are 930mm high and 545mm wide.

Bin requests

See Request bin repair or report a missing bin to get a bin replaced or to fix a broken bin.

See Request a bin for a new property and other bin services to order a new bin for your new property.

See Request a different size bin to swap your bin for a different size.

Rubbish and recycling bin charges

You will not get a refund on your rates if you downsize a rubbish bin. The extra charge for the larger bin will be removed from your rates from 1 July the next rating year.

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

New waste service charges​

Read fee table.
Month bin orderedRecycling and 80L rubbish bin (pro-rata charge)Recycling and 120L rubbish bin (pro-rata charge)Recycling and 240L rubbish bin (pro-rata charge)
July 2023$299.28$328.48$442.60
August 2023$276.61$303.60$409.07
September 2023$253.93$278.71$375.54
October 2023$231.26$253.83$342.01
November 2023$208.59$228.94$308.48
December 2023$185.92$204.06$274.95
January 2024$163.24$179.17$241.42
February 2024$140.57$154.29$207.89
March 2024$117.90$129.40$174.36
April 2024$95.23$104.52$140.83
May 2024$72.55$79.63$107.30
June 2024$49.88$54.75$73.77

​Bin exchange fees

You will need to pay a one-off fee of $40 to exchange your bin.
Read fee table.
Month bin orderedExchange rubbish bin from 80L to 120L (pro-rata charge)Exchange rubbish bin from 80L to 240L (pro-rata charge)Exchange rubbish bin from 120L to 240L (pro-rata charge)
July 2023$29.20$143.32$114.12
August 2023$26.99$132.46$105.47
September 2023$24.78$121.61$96.83
October 2023$22.57$110.75$88.18
November 2023$20.35$99.89$79.54
December 2023$18.14$89.03$70.89
January 2024$15.93$78.18$62.25
February 2024$13.72$67.32$53.60
March 2024$11.50$56.46$44.96
April 2024$9.29$45.60$36.31
May 2024$7.08$34.75$27.67
June 2024$4.87$23.89$19.02

​Manukau – Commercial (residential zone only) and non rateable properties

These charges apply to:

  • commercial properties (residential zone only)
  • non-rateable properties (schools, kindergartens, churches, marae, clubs).

The annual charge for a new rubbish bin is pro-rated based on the month the bin was ordered:

Read fee table.
Month bin orderedRubbish bin 80L (pro-rata charge)Rubbish bin 120L (pro-rata charge)Rubbish bin 240L (pro-rata charge)
July 2023$143.71$172.91$287.03
August 2023$132.82$159.81$265.29
September 2023$121.94$148.92$245.75
October 2023$111.05$138.04$226.22
November 2023$100.16$127.15$206.69
December 2023$89.27$116.26$187.16
January 2024$78.39$105.38$167.62
February 2024$67.50$94.49$148.09
March 2024$56.61$83.60$128.56
April 2024$45.73$72.71$109.02
May 2024$34.84$61.83$89.49
June 2024$23.95$28.82$47.84

​Additional recycling bin charges

Read fee table.
Month bin orderedAdditional recycling bin only (pro-rata charge)
July 2023$96.18
August 2023$88.89
September 2023$81.61
October 2023$74.32
November 2023$67.03
December 2023$59.75
January 2024$52.46
February 2024$45.18
March 2024$37.89
April 2024$30.60
May 2024$23.32
June 2024$16.03

​Food scraps bin in service

Manukau food scraps bin is green colour and comes in a 23-litre size. Kitchen caddy is cream colour with black lid and comes in 6-litre size.

The food scraps service includes a 23-litre food scraps bin and a kitchen caddy.

Food scraps bin charges

You should know

If you are requesting new waste services, your pro rata invoice will include the total charge for rubbish, recycling and food scraps services. The food scraps charge applies even if you choose not to use the food scraps bin.

​The annual charge for a food scraps bin is pro-rated based on the month the bin was ordered.

This will be added to your rates account from the following year.

Food scraps bin charges for Manukau

Read fee table.
Month bin orderedFood scraps bin pro-rata charge
July 2023$77.20
August 2023$71.35
September 2023$65.50
October 2023$59.65
November 2023$53.81
December 2023$47.96
January 2024$42.11
February 2024$36.26
March 2024$30.41
April 2024$24.56
May 2024$18.72
June 2024$12.87

​Compostable bin liners for your kitchen caddy

You can use an Auckland Council compostable bin liner in your food scraps kitchen caddy to help remove odours and keep them clean.

For information about where to buy compostable bin liners and pricing, see Food scraps collection bins and bin liners.

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