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Recycling options in Franklin

Drop off point schedule and other places to take recycling

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Auckland Council now offers more recycling drop off points for Franklin residents who don't yet receive a kerbside recycling collection. These drop off points are for household quantities of recycling only.

Drop off point schedule:

  • Waiuku Community Recycling Centre, 5 Hosking Place, Waiuku (Thursday to Sunday, 8am-4pm)
  • Papakura Transfer Station, 25 Inlet Road, Papakura (Monday to Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday 10.30am-3.30pm)
  • Matakawau, Matakawau Road (off Awhitu Road) - metal cans, glass and cardboard only (not plastic bottles)
  • Hunua - last Saturday morning of each month at Parks Depot, 4 Lockwood Road, Hunua
  • Waiau Pa Hall (first Saturday morning of each even-numbered month, i.e February, April, etc)
  • Bombay Rugby Club, 40 Paparata Road, opposite Bombay School (every second Sunday, 9am-midday (week one))
  • Patumahoe - Clive Howe Road, next to Patumahoe School (every second Sunday, 9am-midday (week two))

Other recycling options

  • Waiuku Community Recycling Centre, 5 Hosking Place, Waiuku - open Thursday to Sunday 8am-4pm (map reference 1 on map below)
  • Papakura Transfer Station, 25 Inlet Road, Papakura - open Monday to Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday 10.30am-3.30pm (private facility, hours may change without notice) (map reference 2 on map below)
  • Matakawau Road (off Awhitu Road) for metal cans and glass only but no plastic bottles - permanent drop off facility. (map reference 3 on map below)

Recycling options in Franklin