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The way to go is PAY-AS-YOU-THROW

Bins keep our streets cleaner and safer for everyone
and save you money.
• By using bins, you help reduce the amount of plastic sent to landfill.
• Bins are flexible, by using Pay-As-You-Throw you only put your
rubbish out when the bin is full. Plus, there are no contracts.
• Plastic bags attract pests. Keep your waste secure in a bin.
• Since this service was launched in 2017 about 20 million fewer
Auckland Council plastic bags have gone to landfill.
When your rubbish bin is full, attach a fresh tag to the handle,
and take it out to the kerbside by 7am on your collection day.

Auckland Council has a PAY-AS-YOU-THROW kerbside rubbish collection available in:

Rubbish bin tags

  • Waitākere
  • North Shore
  • Papakura

Pre-paid rubbish bags

  • Franklin



You can sign up to receive text reminders about changes to your collection day. This service is available for our rubbish, recycling and food scraps collections.