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Electric trucks on Waiheke

Published: Monday 14 September 2020

Waiheke Island gets into the fast lane of zero waste with the arrival of Auckland Council’s first zero emissions electric vehicle for roadside rubbish and recycling collections.

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Get funding for your zero waste idea

Published: Tuesday 1 September 2020

Applications are open from 1–30 September 2020. There are three funding categories: $250 - $5000; $5001 - $25,000; and grants over $25,000.

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Funding welcomed for upgrade of Auckland recycling facilities

Published: Wednesday 26 August 2020

Auckland Council appreciates the upgrade to its Material Recovery Facility.

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Auckland welcomes a $10 million investment in new zero waste infrastructure

Published: Friday 7 August 2020

Community Recycling Centres have been embraced by Aucklanders because of their integral role in turning unwanted items into valuable resources that can be used again.

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Old tyres cost illegal dumper $860 in court

Published: Tuesday 21 July 2020

A man who illegally dumped 12 tyres on a west Auckland roadside has been prosecuted and required to pay more than $800 in fines, clean-up fees and court costs

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$124 million investment good news for environment and economy

Published: Wednesday 15 July 2020

Auckland Council welcomes Government funding for recycling infrastructure

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Matakawau recycling depot closed

Published: Monday 13 July 2020

Kerbside recycling is fully available on the Awhitu peninsula

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Plastic Free July 2020 - Join the challenge

Published: Friday 3 July 2020

Ditch those single-use plastics and join the Plastic Free July Aotearoa Challenge. Last July, over a quarter of a million New Zealanders took part in this daily act to swap single use plastics for other solutions. Plastic is part of every room in the home. This July, we’re encouraging Auckland Council staff to look at some simple swaps for their kitchen, bathroom and laundry to eliminate single-use plastic from their daily lives.

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New contractors

Published: Wednesday 1 July 2020

The contractor who collects Auckland Council rubbish bins and bags in the North Shore and Waitakere areas is changing from Monday 6 July 2020. The new contractor will be implementing new truck routes, so you will notice that the rubbish truck will arrive at a different time than normal.

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Countdown to new Community Resource Recovery Park opening

Published: Wednesday 24 June 2020

On 1 July, Waiheke will start ushering in a new waste minimisation and resource recovery era on the island. The Waiheke Zero Waste Partnership – made up of the local Waiheke branch of AIM Services and local community organisations, Island Waste Collective (IWC) and Clean Island (CI) – will operate new waste and resource recovery services, in partnership with Auckland Council.

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