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Auckland Council honoured for zero-waste leadership

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Auckland Council has again been recognised for its commitment to delivering zero-waste, this time by the New Zealand waste management industry’s WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence.

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Recycling: Seven fun facts

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Where does it go and what’s done with it? What’s the weirdest thing found in a recycling bin? Here are some interesting facts.

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Zero waste grants on offer for great ideas

Published: Thursday 28 September 2017

Have you got an innovative idea for reducing waste? Grants of up to $50,000 are availa...

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Feeling Rubbish makes a blind bit of difference

Published: Monday 7 August 2017

Auckland’s branch of Blind Citizens NZ is delighted to launch Feeling Rubbish; a detailed guide to help blind and vision impaired Aucklanders sort household rubbish by touch.

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Three Kings demolition recycles building materials

Published: Tuesday 21 March 2017

<strong>July 2017 Update:</strong> The project has been completed and you can see a video abou...

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5 recycling myths - BUSTED

Published: Tuesday 17 January 2017

We take a look at the 5 most common myths around recycling and BUST them

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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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