Declutter & Recycle! If you know of an organisation in Auckland that we should list here please do let me know – The Tidy Lady’s Email


For a list of locations around Auckland –

Consumer Battery Recycling Auckland locations but you can select other places in NZ using the drop down box.

For more choices around Auckland, the Council has a How to get rid of unwanted items page. This is the battery page with links via the different kinds of batteries to recycling locations.


Mitre 10 Have light bulb collection points for domestic lightbulbs.

Child Car Seats:

SeatSmart Recycle, don’t let your expired or unwanted child car seat end up in landfill!


Expol have free collection drop off points for clean domestic polystyrene (not the little peanut kind though) throughout NZ.


SaveMart accepts cotton clothing and fabrics for rag recycling. Clearly write on the bag “Cotton Rags”.

H & M Stores You can take unwanted clothing to your local H&M store and drop it in their clothing recycling box. All textiles are welcome – any brand, any condition – even odd socks, worn-out T-shirts and old sheets. The textiles will be sent to the nearest recycling plant, where they are sorted by hand.


Auckland Council How To Get Rid Of….

GoRecycle There is no charge for Recycling of Whiteware, Appliances or E-waste. Free drop off to site.

UpCycle An extensive list of what they can accept. Free drop off to site.

Appliance Recycling Whiteware, eWaste and small appliances. Free drop off to site.


TechCollect Contact your local OfficeMax store for convenient and free eWaste drop off. They take all computery stuff and cables!

Ecomatters – Supports the community with knowledge and tools to restore nature, reduce waste, ride and fix bikes, and live more sustainably. They even help recycle Weird Stuff!

Ewaste – is a not for profit organisation providing drop-off and electronic waste recycling events around Auckland

Computer Recycling – Eco-friendly e-Waste disposal.

Mobile Phones – Re:Mobile has over 400 locations across the country where you can drop off unwanted mobile phones.

Printer toner and ink cartridges An Auckland Council list of places that will accept these products.

Freecycle– Worldwide sharing movement that reduces waste, saves precious resources & eases the burden on our landfills.

CAB (non-Council Recycling) – Links and related information.

Auckland Council Inorganic Collections  – How to and the booking page.