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Auckland’s rubbish bags are going orange

Published: Wednesday 12 October 2016

Auckland Council is making it easier and more convenient for you to buy and use our prepaid rubbish bags.

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Magical makeover to showcase zero waste

Published: Wednesday 12 October 2016

Anew bug hotel, a cycle-powered water sculpture and railings made from golf clubs are part of a magical makeover to showcase zero waste.

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Funding available to prevent food waste

Published: Tuesday 20 September 2016

FACT: About 40 per cent of what the average household puts out in their rubbish each week is food waste, which goes to landfill. What’s more, avoidable food waste costs the average household $563 a year, with Kiwis spending an estimated $872 million a year on food that then gets thrown away uneaten.

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Watch: Communities making the most of waste

Published: Friday 2 September 2016

Working towards a zero waste Auckland by 2040 is no easy task. Auckland Council suppor...

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$500,000 fund for ideas to reduce waste

Published: Thursday 1 September 2016

Auckland Council is looking for creative ideas to raise awareness and support Aucklanders to m...

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Young Aucklander champions plastic-free kuapa

Published: Friday 12 August 2016

To celebrate the sustainability theme of this year’s International Youth Day (12 August), 17-y...

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Four simple ways you can use less plastic

Published: Thursday 4 August 2016

Using less plastic, especially single-use plastic, is a great way to start downsizing your rub...

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New inorganic service helping in our communities

Published: Thursday 4 August 2016

New Zealand Red Cross works with former refugees, supporting them as they begin their resettle...

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Please, no plastic bags

Published: Wednesday 13 July 2016

This month over 200,000 Auckland households have increased recycling capability as Rodney, Hib...

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Where does Auckland's recycling go?

Published: Wednesday 6 July 2016

As our city grows, so does the amount of waste we’re producing. Aucklanders send around 230,00...

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