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New summer waste services for Aotea / Great Barrier Island

Published: Friday 6 December 2019

As Kiwis and overseas visitors begin to finalise their holiday plans, the Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board is appealing to those that have the island on their ‘must visit’ list for the summer to plan carefully and think about their waste before they arrive.

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Auckland Council welcomes Government waste levy consultation announcement

Published: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Auckland Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement today by Associate Minister for the Environment, Hon Eugenie Sage, to increase funding support for waste minimisation initiatives and address New Zealand’s burgeoning waste challenge.

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AUT students highlight food waste issues for young Kiwis

Published: Friday 25 October 2019

AUT students were caught off guard by human-sized fruits and vegetables running around the cit...

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Waiheke, it’s time to book your inorganic collection

Published: Wednesday 23 October 2019

Bookings are now open on Waiheke Island for Auckland Council’s inorganic service. Collections will take place from November 2019 to May 2020.

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Procurement Monday kicks off Recycling Week

Published: Monday 21 October 2019

Today marks the start of Recycling Week NZ 2019 and Auckland Council is getting behind the nat...

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Recycling truck blazes on the rise

Published: Wednesday 16 October 2019

Auckland Council is appealing to Aucklanders to do the right thing when they need to dispose o...

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Let’s Recycle Right, Auckland

Published: Tuesday 15 October 2019

In the lead up to Recycling Week NZ (21-27 October), Auckland Council is promoting its innovative online game, Recycle Right, to encourage Aucklanders to do their bit to improve the quality and quantity of Auckland’s kerbside recyclable materials.

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Defence Force volunteers clean up Laxon Esplanade Reserve

Published: Monday 14 October 2019

Auckland Council’s Laxon Esplanade Reserve in Ōtara has been given a real facelift after more...

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Reducing waste one nappy at a time

Published: Friday 11 October 2019

East Coast Bays Kauri Kids have ditched disposable nappies in favour of cloth nappies as part of their plan to be more sustainable. The Browns Bay centre was keen to investigate different sustainable practices and teamed up with Auckland Council WasteWise Advisors to look for ways to minimise their waste.

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Successful prosecutions for two illegal dumpers

Published: Monday 30 September 2019

Mayor Phil Goff’s crackdown on illegal dumping across the region is continuing to deliver resu...

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