Rubbish bags

Information on buying official Council rubbish bags.

Official rubbish bag.

You can buy official yellow Council rubbish bags at:

  • supermarkets and some dairies
  • Johnsonville, Tawa, Kilbirnie and Newtown libraries.

The recommended retail price is $12.50 for five bags or $2.50 per bag (GST included).

The 70L yellow bag has a weight limit of 15kg.

The rubbish collection is funded through the cost of the official Council rubbish bags. We only collect rubbish that's in the official bags.