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Auckland’s rubbish bags are going orange

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

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

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Six benefits of Bokashi

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

If you’re looking for an easy, non-stinky way to manage your food scraps then Bokashi may be t...

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Swap unwanted treasures on Neighbourly

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Auckland Council and community social website Neighbourly have worked together to create a ded...

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West Auckland and North Shore new rubbish bin service

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Good news west Auckland and North Shore! Your new pay-as-you-throw rubbish bin service is launching in your areas soon. The new service rolls out for west Auckland in October 2017 and in March 2018 for the North Shore.

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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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