Flexi Bags: Everything you Need to Know - Pink Bins

If you live in Auckland, chances are good that you’re familiar with the struggle of finding a place to put your bins, especially since space is at a premium. That’s why Pink Bins have flexi bags or Pink Bags, as we call them – the perfect solution for those who want to declutter their homes and make the most of their limited space.


What is a flexi bag?

The flexi bag, or Pink Bag, is made from high-quality materials, so you can rest assured that it will withstand a variety of waste. It’s perfect for those who don’t have a lot of space to spare.

Why use a flexi bag?

You might want to use a flexi bag for many reasons, but here are a few that have helped Auckland households with this amazing product.


As the name suggests, the key selling point of the Pink Bag is its flexibility. This makes it perfect for small homes and apartments where space is at a premium.


It’s made from high-quality materials that can withstand everyday wear and tear, so you can use it confidently, knowing that it won’t disappoint you.

Easy to use

There’s no need to worry about putting the flexi bag together or taking it apart. Simply unfold it, and it’s ready to go!


Despite its sturdy construction, the Pink Bag is incredibly lightweight and easy to carry. This makes it perfect for those who want a bin they can easily move around their home.

And in the case of our Pink “flexi” Bags…


If you think bins are unsightly, you can make a bold statement with our Pink Flexi Bags!

How to order flexi bag

How to order?

Ordering your Pink Bag is super easy. At Pink Bins, our flexi bags come in two sizes: 1m3 at (up to 500kg) and 3m3 (up to 800kg). Our rates include postage, collection, and disposal.

  1. Order online or call us.
  2. Fill your flexi bag at your own pace. No rush.
  3. You can keep the bag for however long you’d like. Just call us to arrange pick-up, and we’ll come and get it within seven days. Easy peasy!

Loading Do’s and Don’ts

Now that you know all about our flexi bags, here are a few loading tips to help you make the most of your bin.


  • Load heavy items first, as this will stop them from crushing lighter items.
  • Try to fill the bag evenly so that it doesn’t become unbalanced and topple over.
  • Pack items together to make the most of the space in your bag.
  • Use smaller items to fill in any gaps and voids.
  • Place your flexi bag for collection a maximum of 4 metres from the kerbside.
  • Make sure our collection trucks can pass through. We need at least 3 metres in width and 4 metres in height.


  • Don’t overload your bin.
  • Avoid putting sharp objects in your bin as they could puncture the bag and cause a mess.
  • Don’t place bags within 4 metres of power lines or under trees.

Pink “flexi” bag contents

Items allowed: Construction, demolition, household, and green waste and appliances.

Items not allowed: Food and hazardous waste, asbestos, gas bottles, car or lithium batteries chemicals, paint, tyres, fluorescent tubes, large quantities of clean fill, hard fill, soil, fridges, and freezers unless degassed.

Putting out my flexi bag for collection

After calling us, you can put your flexi bag out for collection just like any other bin. Just make sure that it’s placed on level ground and away from any obstacles that could prevent the truck from being able to reach it. Our trucks need at least 3 metres in width and 4 metres height to pass through.

FAQs about the flexi bag

FAQs about the flexi bag

How do I know if the bag is full?

We recommend you stop filling when the rubbish reaches the top level of the bag, to cart it safely.

When should I use a pink bag?

A flexi bag can be used in place of a skip for residential and construction project clean-ups, and so on. It is also useful when working in tight spaces.

What time of the day does the flexi bag come?

The flexi bag will be sent via courier from Monday to Friday, during business hours.

How long does it take for the bag to be delivered?

Your flexi bag can be delivered with1-2 days or 2-3 days of ordering (additional $ for 1-2).

How much does it cost?

At Pink Bins, our flexi bags come in two sizes: 1m3 (up to 500kg) and 3m3 (up to 800kg). Check out our current rates here – they  include postage, collection, and disposal.

When will my bag be collected?

You can keep the bag for however long you’d like. Just call us to arrange pick-up, and we’ll come to get it within 7 days. Easy peasy!

Which area do you service?

Pink Bins services both commercial and residential customers in the greater Auckland region. (Albany to Papakura, Westgate to Beachlands)

What other waste disposal products do you have?

Our primary service at Pink Bins is providing skip bin and rubbish skip hire to the greater Auckland area. We have a huge spectrum of skip bin dimensions to meet all of your rubbish demands, regardless of size! We also have free delivery/pickup portaloos, hazibags for asbestos building wastes, and aggregate supply for construction.

Why use Pinks Bins?

When you purchase from us, you’re not only getting a great product and outstanding service, but you also become part of the Think Pink Revolution. Pink Bins purchased a factory in Manukau in 2005 to develop a recycling plant in order to be more environmentally friendly. The majority of your waste is returned to the plant and dumped on the floor. Our full-time floor staff then go through it – All recyclable materials are collected and transferred to different recycling facilities.

I still have more questions!

If you have any other questions about our flexi bags, or anything else, feel free to visit our website, give us a call at 0800 746 524 or send us an email at [email protected]. We’re always happy to help!