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Tell us your zero waste idea – funding is available

Published: Friday 21 September 2018

If you've got a clever idea to help reduce the amount of waste that gets sent to landfill, consider applying to the Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund this April.

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New service connects keen composters with scrap savers

Published: Friday 21 September 2018

A new online platform is helping connect people who want to recycle their kitchen scraps with their neighbours who already compost – letting them put more goodness back into their gardens.

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Grants available for great zero-waste ideas

Published: Friday 21 September 2018

Have you got an innovative idea about how to approach the waste that Aucklanders produce?...

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Make sure these 10 items go in your recycling bin every time

Published: Friday 21 September 2018

Most Aucklanders are good recyclers, but it's easy to get confused about how to 'recycle right...

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Commercial Cardboard Collection Service in the North West to Stop

Published: Friday 21 September 2018

North West commercial cardboard collections will be stopping from July 28th, 2017.

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Papakura food waste collection

Published: Friday 21 September 2018

Papakura will be the first area in the Auckland region to get the new-three bin rubbish collection service and the first large-scale area to get a weekly food waste service.

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Auckland Council introduces rural recycling bins

Published: Tuesday 28 August 2018

Recycling will be significantly easier from next week for residents in rural Franklin, with th...

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Zero Waste Zone open day

Published: Thursday 17 May 2018

The Zero Waste Zone is an exciting, interactive centre that showcases ways to repurpose and rethink waste.

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Inorganic collections in Element magazine

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Read more on how Auckland Council is working towards its aspirational goal of zero waste by 2040

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Summer rubbish and recycling tips

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Aucklanders throw away about 30 per cent more rubbish than usual during summer. Get yourself s...

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