Make the most of waste by the Auckland Council

Waste champions

Waste champions

Bharatiya Mandir eyes up sustainable future

Published: Monday 22 May 2017

Bharatiya Mandir in Balmoral is both a spiritual landmark and community centre that aims to in...

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Recycling rollout - the top five changes

Published: Monday 22 May 2017

New, larger green recycling bins are used from 1 July

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Making the most of windfall

Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017

When Di Celliers started Community Fruit Harvesting six years ago it was to fill a simple need...

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Meet Waste Champion Naomi Roberts

Published: Wednesday 12 April 2017

Naomi Roberts is a passionate advocate for reducing how much rubbish we send to landfill. She...

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Rehabilitation through recycling

Published: Monday 3 April 2017

A transformative rehabilitation project at Paremoremo Auckland Prison is reducing waste sent to landfill and upskilling inmates for a life outside.

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Nappy workshop spurs centre makeover

Published: Monday 13 March 2017

When three years ago Sharon Stephens sat down to attend an Auckland Council-run workshop on th...

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Flatmates go bokashi

Published: Monday 13 March 2017

Jonathan Ridler is a great example of how waste minimisation practices and sheer enthusiasm ca...

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Watch: how to make the most of bread

Published: Monday 13 March 2017

Did you know that bread is the most commonly thrown away food in New Zealand? Well not for thi...

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Waste-free parenting

Published: Wednesday 1 March 2017

Delivering babies safely into the world, and helping young families, has been Arnika Matchett’...

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Watch: how to make the most of fruit

Published: Wednesday 15 February 2017

Each year New Zealanders throw away $872 million worth of uneaten food. Apples and bananas are...

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