Make the most of waste by the Auckland Council

What can go into your recycling bin

What can and can't go into your new recycling wheelie bin 

You can recycle plastic, glass, metal and cardboard packaging containers from the kitchen,bathroom and laundry as well as paper from home.

Please don't put plastic bags into your new recycling wheelie bin - they get caught in the sorting machine. You can now drop these to collection points at local participating retailers.

Please see below for what can and can't go into your new recycling wheelie bin.

Please note:

- rinse and squash all containers

- leave the lids on all bottles and containers

- containers should be no larger than 4 litres

Include paper, cardboard and milk & juice cartons, e.g Tetra Pak cartons, in your recycling bin.

Download PDF of what you can and can't recycle here

recycling items what you can and can't recycling in new bin