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Buy rubbish bin tags and bags

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During the Covid-19 lockdown, you can buy council rubbish bags and bin tags from your local supermarket and selected convenience stores. Libraries and service centres are closed.

Buy bin tags

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

​Your bin size ​Tag colour ​Price (RRP)
​80-litre ​Blue ​$2.70
​120 and 140-litre ​Orange ​$3.95
​240-litre ​Green ​$5.70

Where you can buy bin tags

You can buy bin tags at your local supermarkets.

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 and selected convenience stores and service stations.

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