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Buy rubbish bin tags or rubbish bags

Buy bin tags

Bin tags are for use on official council rubbish bins in:

  • North Shore
  • Waitākere
  • Papakura.

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

​Your bin size ​Tag colour ​Price (RRP)
​80-litre (36cm wide*) ​Blue ​$2.70
​120-litre (40cm wide*)
140-litre (45.5cm wide*)
​Orange ​$3.95
​240-litre (51cm wide*) ​Green ​$5.70

*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.

Buy orange official council rubbish bags

Our prepaid orange rubbish bags are for use in:

  • Aotea / Great Barrier Island
  • Auckland CBD
  • Franklin
  • rural areas of Papakura
  • rural areas of North Shore
  • rural areas of Waitākere
  • Waiheke Island (from 1 July 2020).

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 $1.65​ out-of-stock​
​60-litre ​$2.30 ​$11.50
​60-litre (Aotea / Great Barrier and Waiheke Islands) ​$3.90 ​-

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.

Bin and bag options

There are different rubbish and recycling bin options for each area.

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