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Waste volumes increase in lockdown

Published: Monday 25 May 2020

Glass recycling up 26% in April, and 66 extra double decker buses of waste went to landfill.

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Aotea’s Anamata Shop, the home of reuse, has moved

Published: Monday 18 May 2020

The Anamata Shop – home to the best of Aotea’s upcycling and reusable household items – re-ope...

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Recycling update May 2020

Published: Wednesday 6 May 2020

Paper recycling resumes in May but some mixed plastics are going to landfill.

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COVID-19 impacts overseas fibre recycling market

Published: Wednesday 6 May 2020

Kerbside recycling services are not affected and continue as normal

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Matakawau recycling drop-off station closure

Published: Sunday 29 March 2020

With communities being asked to stay home and self-isolate, Auckland Council has made the decision to close the recycling drop-off station at Matakawau on the Āwhitu Peninsula.

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Get funding for your zero waste idea

Published: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Auckland Council has deferred the April 2020 round of Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund grants due to COVID-19.

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Hazardous waste sparks recycling truck fires

Published: Monday 24 February 2020

Gas cooker canisters, lighter fluid cans, or a motor vehicle cambelt wrapped around a packer mechanism are the probable culprits in another recycling truck fire last week. Auckland Council is again warning Aucklanders of the dangers truck blazes pose to waste contractor employees, nearby traffic, and passing pedestrians.

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Become a hydration hero with Auckland Council

Published: Thursday 13 February 2020

The best drink choice on every front has got to be tap water – it’s refreshing, good for our bodies, easy to find, and better for the environment if we use a refillable drink bottle and avoid single-use plastic drink bottles.

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Waiheke winning on diverting inorganic waste from landfill

Published: Thursday 13 February 2020

Auckland Council’s inorganic collection service is proving popular with Waiheke Islanders this season.

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Aotea locals face landfill capacity challenges

Published: Monday 10 February 2020

In a bid to drastically reduce the amount of waste going to landfill on Aotea / Great Barrier...

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