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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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Last chance to have your say on the government waste levy consultation

Published: Friday 31 January 2020

With the Government’s consultation on changes to the waste levy due to close on Monday 3 February, Auckland Council is encouraging Aucklanders to have their say.

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Kick start the new decade with a pledge to recycle right

Published: Friday 24 January 2020

Around 15 per cent of items found in the average Aucklander’s kerbside rubbish bin are recyclable materials that could be given another life.

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Managing a million collections

Published: Friday 24 January 2020

The Auckland region sees around 50 million waste collections per year, and the busy summer hol...

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Waiheke summer waste barge service closing soon

Published: Wednesday 22 January 2020

Auckland Council is reminding leisure boat users that the summer waste barge service moored at Man O’ War Bay, Waiheke Island, will close on Friday, 7 February 2020, after Waitangi Day.

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Litter bins on Aotea and reaching zero waste

Published: Wednesday 22 January 2020

In July 2019, Auckland Council rolled out a range of new waste services on Aotea / Great Barrier Island as the first step towards achieving the target set out in the Tikapa Moana Hauraki Gulf Islands Waste Plan of zero waste to landfill by 2040.

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Aotea / Great Barrier Island summer waste service closing soon

Published: Tuesday 21 January 2020

As the peak summer holiday season draws to a close, Auckland Council is reminding visitors and boaties to the island that the summer pop-up waste drop-off service at Port Fitzroy will close after Saturday, 1 February.

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Turn over a new leaf

Published: Tuesday 21 January 2020

Summer is a great time to start your home composting routine. If food waste were a country, it would be the third-highest emitter of greenhouse gases. Each year, Aucklanders put about 100,000 tonnes of food waste into their rubbish bins.

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