Residential

100% NZ Owned & Operated

Proudly New Zealand owned and operated, we collect transport, treat, recycle, recover and dispose of residential waste in Auckland and Wellington.

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Wheelie Bins

Econowaste offer a household wheelie bin service. Our wheelie bins are friendly on the environment, mobile, clean, tidy and animal proof!

Econowaste discourages the use of refuse wheelie bins for green waste and household recyclables.  Please help us divert these material from landfill and use alternative recycling services.  Council Bylaws also restrict the placement of recoverable material in refuse bins in some areas.

Wheelie bins come in three sizes:

  • 80 Litre (small) – suitable for a 1-2 person household. Fits approximately: 1.3 x 60L rubbish bags (not available in Wellington & Porirua area)

  • 120 Litre (medium) – suitable for a 2-3 person household. Fits approximately: 2 x 60L rubbish bags

  • 240 Litre (large) – suitable for a 3 or more person household. Fits approximately: 4 x 60L rubbish bags

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The 80 litre bin, 120 litre bin, and 240 litre bin

The following cannot be placed in wheelie bins:

  • Concrete
  • Stones
  • Steel
  • Oils
  • Hot ashes/liquids
  • Dead animals
  • Dirt/sand
  • Hazardous/flammable material
  • Any items that can't be compacted

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Skip Bins

Order a skip bin for the bigger jobs like that weekend clean up or DIY project. 

Heavy duty steel open-top bins are available in a range of sizes from 3 to 9 cubic metre capacity.

These bins are ideal for building and construction waste, general waste and green waste. Alternatively, the bins can be ordered for cleanfill or hardfill only with some price discounts applicable at times.

Please remember these trucks require access that is no less than 3 metres wide and with a height clearance of 4.1 metres.

These bins are not suitable for hazardous items like asbestos, concrete or tyres. Please contact us directly for specialty disposal.

 

EC skip 3m

3.0m

Length: 3.3m

Width:  1.6m

Height: 0.6m

EC skip 4m

4.5m3

Length: 3.3m

Width:  1.6m

Height: 0.8m

Eco skip 6m

6.0m3

Length: 3.3m

Width:  1.6m

Height: 1.3m

EC skip 9m

9.0m3

Length: 3.3m

Width:  1.6m

Height: 1.8m

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Recycling 

Green waste

Green Waste ECO

 Econowaste provides garden waste bins to Orewa. Our garden waste bins are a 240L bin which is collected kerbside on the last Wednesday of each month. The garden waste that you place in these bins is transported to our local transfer station where it is mulched and used as compost or topsoil for soil rehabilitation and sediment control. The items that you can place in our green waste bins are specified below:

YOU MAY PLACE:

  • Leaves
  • Grass clippings
  • Weeds
  • Flowers
  • Small branches (up to 75mm in diameter and 750mm long)

YOU MAY NOT PLACE:

  • Flax
  • Bamboo
  • Cabbage trees
  • Soil
  • Plant pots
  • Food scraps
  • Domestic or hazardous waste
  • Palm

Please read our Wheelie Bin Terms & Conditions

By choosing to divert your green waste from landfill you are helping to preserve the landscape and environment that we all enjoy. As a forward-thinking company Econowaste prides itself on offering alternative solutions to minimise waste production.

Collection days may vary on or around a public holiday. Your green waste bin will be provided with a calendar on the lid and you will be emailed an electronic calendar with collection dates for your reference.

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Kerbside Bags 

Bags can be purchased from all leading supermarkets in the Rodney area. Bags can also be purchased at most Dairies and Petrol Stations.

Hibiscus Coast – both green and blue bags can be used.

West Rodney – Green bags only. Support Hospice with our 5 pack.

Albany region – Bags can be purchased at Pak n Save and New World.

No bag services are provided in the Wellington Region.

Bags are collected the same day as Wheelie Bins. Bags must be kerbside by 7am.Visit our Collections Days page for the day we collect the bags in your area.

For every Green 5 bag pack you purchase we donate 25 cents to local Hospice; keep an eye out for our stand in your local Supermarket to support this great local cause.

Blue Silverdale Bag

Green Bag HB Coast Rodney

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