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North Shore – Rubbish and recycling bin options and charges
Rubbish bins in service
Price of rubbish tags
Pricing may vary by area and between retailers. These are the recommended retail prices (RRP).
|80-litre (36cm wide*)
|120-litre (40cm wide*)
140-litre (45.5cm wide*)
|240-litre (51cm wide*)
*Shown at the top of the bin, on the inside (some bins will display the capacity either on the top edge near the lid, or on a sticker on the side).
Where you can buy bin tags
You can buy bin tags from your local supermarkets and selected convenience stores, libraries and service centres.
Food scraps bins are currently available on the North Shore in selected streets in Takapuna, Northcote and Milford.
Food scraps bin charges
The annual charge for a food scraps bin is pro-rated based on the month the bin was ordered:
Price of food waste bin liners
Pricing may vary by area and between retailers. These are the recommended retail prices (RRP)
You can use Auckland Council bin liners in your food scraps kitchen caddy to keep odours at bay.
Our compostable liners are not compulsory. However, if you use bin liners, only Auckland Council bin liners will be accepted. You can line the kitchen caddy with newspaper or paper towels.
Where you can buy food waste bin liners
Bin liners are available to purchase at your local supermarkets in Papakura and selected Countdown supermarkets on the North Shore.
Bin liners are also available at
Auckland Council service centres and
Recycle bins in service
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.
New recycling or food scraps bin: full year
|New recycling bin
|Additional recycling bin
|New food scraps bin
|Ways to reduce your waste||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/ways-reduce-waste||Ways to reduce your waste||Learn the different ways you can contribute to waste minimisation.||aspx||Reducing waste|
|Rubbish dumping and littering||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/rubbish-dumping-littering||Rubbish dumping and littering||Learn about illegal rubbish dumping and littering and how to report it.||aspx||Dumping and littering|
|What you can put in your food scraps bin||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/bin-requests/Pages/what-you-can-put-in-your-food-scraps-bin.aspx||What you can put in your food scraps bin||Information about what you can put in your food scraps bin.||aspx|
|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
|Request a different size bin online||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/bin-requests/Pages/request-different-size-bin.aspx||Request a different size bin online||Fill in our form to request a different sized rubbish or recycling bin||Online form||aspx||Rubbish|
|Request a new bin, bin replacement or bin repair online||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/bin-requests/Pages/request-new-bin-replacement-repair-online-form.aspx||Request a new bin, bin replacement or bin repair online||Fill in the form to request a new bin, or a replacement or repair of your damaged bin.||Online form||aspx||Rubbish