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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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Container return scheme announcement welcomed

Published: Thursday 26 September 2019

Marlborough District Council and Auckland Council have welcomed today’s funding announcement b...

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WMIF grant supports Ōrākei Marae on para kore journey

Published: Friday 20 September 2019

When Beronia Scott first started adopting a para kore (zero waste) approach at Ōrākei Marae, h...

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10 Ton Project diverts construction waste from landfill

Published: Tuesday 10 September 2019

When Waiheke resident Jeremy O’Hanlon took over The Rubbish Company, he noticed a big problem...

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Cup lending network provides easy solution to takeaway coffee without the landfill

Published: Thursday 22 August 2019

When the Again Again founders looked at solving the single-use takeaway coffee cup problem, they realised the solution to waste was more than just customers using reusable cups.

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Zero waste grant helps school divert food scraps from landfill

Published: Monday 5 August 2019

Children at Whangaparaoa Primary School are learning that food scraps are riches, not rubbish, thanks to a grant from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund (WMIF).

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