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Waiheke Island – ngā kōwhiringa me ngā utu mō ngā ipupara me ngā ipupara hangarua

Waiheke Island – Rubbish and recycling bin options and charges

Rubbish bin and bags in service

Waiheke Island rubbish bins are green with red lid and 120-litre in size. Rubbish bags are red and in 60 or 40-litre sizes.

 

Rubbish bin dimensions

  • 120-litre bin: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

Price of official council rubbish bags

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)​
​40-litre $3.20 -
​60-litre ​$4.20 $21.00

You should know

Rubbish bag prices are higher for the Hauraki Gulf islands to cover the cost of transporting large amounts of waste (e.g. recyclables and rubbish) to the mainland for disposal.

​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.

 

Recycling bins in service

Waiheke Island recycling bins are green with yellow or blue lids and come in 240 or 120 litre sizes.

Recycle bin dimensions

  • 240-litre bins: 1060mm high, 730mm wide, 730mm deep

  • 120-litre bins: 930mm high, 545mm wide, 545mm deep

​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

​Month bins ordered ​120L rubbish + 120L recycling bins (pro-rata charge) ​240L rubbish + 120L recycling bins (pro-rata charge) ​Exchange rubbish bin from 120L to 240L (pro rata charge)
Jul 2021 $292.76 $363.29 $70.53
​Aug 2021 ​$270.58 ​$335.77 $65.19
​Sep 2021 ​$248.40 $308.25 $59.84

​Additional recycling bin charges

​Month bin ordered ​Additional recycling bin only (pro rata charge)
Jul 2021 $88.90
​Aug 2021 ​$82.17
​Sep 2021 ​$75.43

​All services: full year

​Service ​Charge for 2021-2022
​New 120 recycling bin and 120L rubbish bin $292.76
​New 120L recycling and 240L rubbish bin ​$363.29
​Exchange rubbish bin from 120L to 240L $70.53
​Additional recycling bin $89.90

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