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Waiheke, it’s time to book your inorganic collection

Published: 16 October 2018

Give your unwanted items new life. Bookings are now open on Waiheke Island for Auckland Council’s inorganic service. Pick-ups will take place between November 2018 and May 2019.

Donate first, then book your inorganic collection

If you have items in good condition, please consider selling or donating them to your local charity or recycling centre first. The remainder can be picked up in your inorganic collection. Let’s work together to keep Waiheke clean and beautiful.

It’s easy to book your inorganic collection via Auckland Council’s booking tool. Once you enter your address, the tool will let you know when your collection period is. Then you can fill in the necessary information to make your booking. Bookings close eight days before your collection period. 

You can also make a booking in-person at your local service centre, or by calling 09 301 0101.

When you make a booking, you’ll be given a timeframe for when your collection will happen in your area. You will get an exact collection date by email, text or phone. If you no longer need the service, you can easily cancel.

What happens on collection day? 

When it’s time for your collection, simply place items (roughly a small trailer load of material) within the boundary of your property. Collectors will then come and take it away for you. Please don’t place your items on the kerbside, berm, or footpath, this could be mistaken for illegal dumping.

Make sure it’s easy to identify which items are to be taken away and that they are easy for the collectors to remove. Go here to check which items you can put out for collection.

The inorganic service is designed for items that wouldn’t be appropriate for your kerbside rubbish or recycling collection.

To learn more about inorganic collection, go to


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