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2020 WMIF Grant Recipients

Published: Monday 11 January 2021

Fifty-one community organisations and businesses are receiving a boost in funding from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund (WMIF). Grant recipients will receive $649,256 for a range of projects designed to promote waste minimisation and reduce waste going to landfill.

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Upgrade to recycling facility keeps plastics in NZ

Published: Thursday 3 December 2020

Up to 35 per cent of Aucklanders’ kerbside plastics can now be recycled in NZ

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Careless waste disposal sparks fires

Published: Friday 27 November 2020

As a simple rule, anything you plug in may pose harm to our staff, contractors or the public if it goes in your bin

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Bins Before Breakfast

Published: Monday 16 November 2020

Please ensure you place your bin out by 7 am on your collection day to avoid missing your pick-up.

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Auckland Council Encourages Phase-out of Worthless Plastics

Published: Tuesday 10 November 2020

Standardising kerbside recycling across New Zealand will make it easier for people to recycle right. But, we also need to move away from single use plastic materials, especially those that are hard to recycle.

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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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