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Council goes circular on construction waste

Published: Monday 27 May 2019

The Auckland region is in the midst of a major building boom. While this is good news for new...

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New waste and resource recovery services support community to rethink waste

Published: Monday 27 May 2019

New transitional waste and resource recovery services are on the way for the transfer station...

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Make sure these 10 items go in your recycling bin every time

Published: Friday 11 January 2019

Most Aucklanders are good recyclers, but it's easy to get confused about how to 'recycle right...

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New service connects keen composters with scrap savers

Published: Friday 21 September 2018

A new online platform is helping connect people who want to recycle their kitchen scraps with their neighbours who already compost – letting them put more goodness back into their gardens.

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Papakura food waste collection

Published: Friday 21 September 2018

Papakura will be the first area in the Auckland region to get the new-three bin rubbish collection service and the first large-scale area to get a weekly food waste service.

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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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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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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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