Recycling Tips

At On Beam Consulting we are passionate about recycling.

Here are some tips on how to recycle items in Auckland based on real-world experience.  If you live outside of Auckland, visit your local council web site for assistance.


Computer Recycling in Onehunga

  • Appliances
  • Cables
  • DVDs (Computer Software)
  • Desktop Computers
  • Electronic Accessories
  • Laptops
  • Laser Printers
  • Modems
  • Monitors
  • Peripherals (mouse, keyboard)
  • Televisions
  • Toner Cartridges (empty)


Secure Data Destruction

TIMG offer secure physical media disposal services.

  • Documents
  • Hard disk drives
  • IT Equipment
  • Textiles

TIMG’s BackOnline service is a secure, private cloud storage service with data centres in New Zealand.


Second-hand Goods

Onehunga Community Recycling, Dove Hospice, Mercy Hospice, New Zealand Red Cross and The Salvation Army retail stores sell clean second-hand goods:

  • Board Games
  • Books (except library books)
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Furniture
  • Puzzles
  • Toys
  • Vinyl Records


Inorganic (Non-Living)

Waitākere Transfer Station in Henderson.  Auckland Council Rubbish and Recycling.

  • Cardboard
  • Gas bottles
  • Light bulbs
  • Paint
  • Pesticides
  • Polystyrene
  • Scrap metal
  • Timber
  • Tyres



Composting Systems

Recycle Bins

Garden Waste


Soft Plastics

Soft Plastics Recycling directory of retail stores accepting:

  • Food Product Wrappers
  • Grocery Bags
  • Bread Bags


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