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New inorganic service helping in our communities

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

New Zealand Red Cross works with former refugees, supporting them as they begin their resettle...

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Funding available to prevent food waste

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

FACT: About 40 per cent of what the average household puts out in their rubbish each week is food waste, which goes to landfill. What’s more, avoidable food waste costs the average household $563 a year, with Kiwis spending an estimated $872 million a year on food that then gets thrown away uneaten.

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Auckland’s rubbish bags are going orange

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Auckland Council is making it easier and more convenient for you to buy and use our prepaid rubbish bags.

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Six benefits of Bokashi

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

If you’re looking for an easy, non-stinky way to manage your food scraps then Bokashi may be t...

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Swap unwanted treasures on Neighbourly

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Auckland Council and community social website Neighbourly have worked together to create a ded...

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West Auckland and North Shore new rubbish bin service

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Good news west Auckland and North Shore! Your new pay-as-you-throw rubbish bin service is launching in your areas soon. The new service rolls out for west Auckland in October 2017 and in March 2018 for the North Shore.

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Auckland Council honoured for zero-waste leadership

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Auckland Council has again been recognised for its commitment to delivering zero-waste, this time by the New Zealand waste management industry’s WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence.

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Recycling: Seven fun facts

Published: Thursday 22 February 2018

Where does it go and what’s done with it? What’s the weirdest thing found in a recycling bin? Here are some interesting facts.

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Zero waste grants on offer for great ideas

Published: Thursday 28 September 2017

Have you got an innovative idea for reducing waste? Grants of up to $50,000 are availa...

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Feeling Rubbish makes a blind bit of difference

Published: Monday 7 August 2017

Auckland’s branch of Blind Citizens NZ is delighted to launch Feeling Rubbish; a detailed guide to help blind and vision impaired Aucklanders sort household rubbish by touch.

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