Discover Pink Bins: Your Trusted Partner in Waste Management

Bin Hire and Recycling Specialists

At Pink Bins we service both commercial and domestic customers Auckland wide. We are a efficient and professional company with over thirteen years experience in the waste disposal industry.

Meet the Team:

The Pink Bin Company Ltd is a family business owned and operated by Andy and Sue Stuart. Initially a small firewood and rubbish removal business, Pink Bins was established in 1998. At that time there was only one truck and ten bins. Andy drove the truck, while Sue looked after the phones. The Pink Bin Company has grown considerably since then. The fleet of trucks that they now have has increased to nine and there are now over 400 of their distinctive pink bins scattered around Auckland. Pink Bins is now based in Manukau and boast their own recycling plant and engineering shop.

Craig Stuart, Andy and Sue’s son, is also part of the Pink Bins family team. Craig is in charge of sales and recycling. His aim is to establish and grow Pink Bin’s client relationships ensuring every client is pleased with the high-quality Pink Bin service. He also ensures that everyone works together to help keep this country and industry as green as possible. The tight knit team pride themselves on providing a service that is second to none and are always open to assist or provide any advice that you may require.

Community Support:

The Pink Bin Company Ltd has supported various community projects in the past including:

  • Special Children’s Christmas Parties
  • Westpac Rescue Helicopter
  • Eventing Auckland Show Jumping
  • Habitat for Humanity Read more…
  • NZ Down Syndrome Association
  • Race4Life Trust
  • Bowel Cancer Organisation NZ
  • Relay For Life
  • Burn Support Auckland
  • Radio Lollipop Organisation
  • Kidney Kids NZ
  • Koru Care NZ


To ensure quality service, The Pink Bin Company Ltd is a member of the following:

Join us in our commitment to recycling, the next time you have rubbish to dispose of hire a Pink Bins’ rubbish bin and we’ll take care of the rest.


How long can I keep my Pink Bin?

The maximum amount of time you can have your bin onsite is 4 days. In extreme cases we may allow 1-2 days extra but depends on demand at the time. 

How and when do I pay for my Pink Bin?

You can pay by cash, Visa, or Mastercard upon delivery of the bin.

How high can I fill my Pink Bin?

The bin must not be filled above a line level with the top of the sides. The doors of the bin should also be able to close and shut properly.

Will the Pink Bins truck fit down my driveway?

Pink Bins trucks are 6 metres long, 2.3 metres wide and 2.8 metres high. They require approximately 2.5 metres driveway width. If you have a difficult site a Pink Bins representative will arrange a site visit prior to bin delivery. Please phone 0800746524.

What if nobody is home when my Pink Bin is delivered?

You will need to leave detailed instructions on where to place the bin. Payment must be received before delivery.

I don't have the space to leave a bin on-site?

We have a ‘Wait and Load’ service for garden and general rubbish in all regular pink bin sizes. A Pink Bins’ truck will deliver your Pink Bin and wait while you load it. The standard time for a ‘Wait and Load’ service is 30 minutes (extended time by arrangement). Prices are similar to regular bin hire but may vary depending on your location.

I would like a Pink Bin for garden rubbish only?

Pink Bins for garden rubbish only can be supplied at a discounted rate. Please note: the presence of any general or hardfill rubbish in garden rubbish bins will mean the general rubbish rate must be charged. Click here to find out more about our garden rubbish only bins.

Are you WINZ approved?

Yes, we are. Call us for a quote today.

What is the difference between general, hardfill, recyclable and green waste?

You can download a PDF file explaining the difference between general, hardfill, recyclable, and green waste rubbish.

Can green waste be mixed with general rubbish?

Yes, we separate green waste and general rubbish at our Manukau recycling plant.

What if I have a mixture of hard fill rubbish and general rubbish?

This is classified as a mixed bin. There is no weight limit for such a bin but there are only two sizes available (because of the potential weight). If you have any questions, please discuss with the Pink Bins Office prior to loading your Pink Bin. Click here to find out about our mixed bin for general and hardfill waste.

What are Pink Bins terms and conditions?

You can download a PDF file explaining our terms and conditions.

What do I do with hazardous chemicals?

Hazardous waste cannot be placed into your Pink Bin. For details on disposal of hazardous chemicals and waste, contact your local council, or go to for information on collection services.

What is the Government landfill levy?

The Government charges a levy of $20.00+gst per tonne of waste sent to landfill. This will be increasing to $60+gst per tonne by 2024

What is the purpose of the Government landfill levy?
  • To raise revenue to promote and achieve waste minimisation.
  • Increase the cost of waste disposal to recognise the costs of waste on the environment, society and the economy.
  • Provide an economic incentive to change behaviour and reduce the amount of waste generated.

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