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Food scraps collection bins and bin liners
How to request a replacement bin, bin repair or new food scraps bin
Damaged or stolen bins
Request bin repair or report a missing bin online form if your food scraps bin is damaged or stolen.
Request new food scraps bin
To request a new food scraps bin, see Request a bin for a new property and other bin services.
Problem with food scraps bin or collection
Learn more about
what to do if there's a problem with your food scraps bin or collection.
Auckland Council pink compostable bin liners
Compostable pink bin liners come in rolls of 20. Our bin liners:
- are easy to use
- can keep your kitchen caddy clean
- will help to reduce smells.
Store your compostable bin liners in a dry place, away from sunlight. Change your compostable bin liner for a new one every two to three days to prevent spills and odours.
Alternatively, you can line your caddy or food scraps bin with paper bags, newspaper or paper towels or any other compostable bin liner.
Cost of pink compostable liners
Pricing may vary by area and between retailers. The recommended retail price (RRP) is:
Read fee table.
|Number of liners||Price (RRP)|
|20 liners (1 roll)||$2.80|
Where to buy pink compostable bin liners
The pink bin liners are available to purchase at:
|Food scraps collection charges||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/food-scraps-collections/Pages/food-scraps-collection-charges.aspx||Food scraps collection charges||Find out more on how our food scraps collection is paid for through a new targeted rates charge.||aspx||Organic waste
|How to use your food scraps bin||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/food-scraps-collections/Pages/how-to-use-your-food-scraps-bin.aspx||How to use your food scraps bin||Find out what you can and can't put in your food scraps collection bin, how to keep your food scraps bin clean and what to do on rubbish day.||aspx||Organic waste
|Why we are collecting food scraps||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/food-scraps-collections/Pages/why-we-are-collecting-food-scraps.aspx||Why we are collecting food scraps||Find out the financial and environmental benefits of recycling food scraps and how the scraps will be collected, processed and monitored.||aspx||Organic waste
|What to do if there's a problem with your food scraps bin or collection||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/food-scraps-collections/Pages/what-to-do-if-theres-problem-with-your-food-scraps-bin-collection.aspx||What to do if there's a problem with your food scraps bin or collection||Find out what to do if your food scraps bin is damaged or if you put your food scraps bin out and it was not collected.||aspx||Organic waste
|Request bin repair or report a missing bin||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/bin-requests/Pages/bin-repair-missing-bin-request.aspx||Request bin repair or report a missing bin||Request repair for your damaged bin or report a lost or stolen bin.||Online form||aspx||Waste
|Reduce your food scraps and garden waste||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/ways-reduce-waste/Pages/reduce-food-garden-waste.aspx||Reduce your food scraps and garden waste||Learn how to minimise food scraps and garden waste.||aspx||Reducing waste|