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Waste champions

Waste champions

Social enterprise getting excess food to hungry mouths

Published: Wednesday 5 August 2020

For food-rescuers KiwiHarvest, a grant from Auckland Council has meant being able to say ‘yes’ more often when companies offer donations.

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Eco events

Published: Wednesday 5 August 2020

Find something fun to do in your neighbourhood, while helping get to zero waste

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Hungry worms head back to school

Published: Monday 2 March 2020

Auckland Council has awarded 54 schools with Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund (WMIF) grants to help them get composting.

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Hazardous Household Waste

Published: Friday 7 February 2020

Hazardous household waste is unwanted household products and chemicals that can potentially ha...

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Love your leftovers this summer

Published: Thursday 19 December 2019

When it comes to leftovers, remember the 2-2-2 rule. You have 2 hours to get your leftovers into the fridge. You should eat them within 2 days. They will last for at least 2 months in the freezer.

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The Three Kings Recovery and Salvage Project

Published: Tuesday 1 August 2017

Built in 1957, The Three Kings building was closed in 2011 following the discovery of mould....

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Making the most of windfall

Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017

When Di Celliers started Community Fruit Harvesting six years ago it was to fill a simple need...

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Bharatiya Mandir eyes up sustainable future

Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017

Bharatiya Mandir in Balmoral is both a spiritual landmark and community centre that aims to in...

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Meet Waste Champion Naomi Roberts

Published: Tuesday 4 April 2017

Naomi Roberts is a passionate advocate for reducing how much rubbish we send to landfill. She...

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Rehabilitation through recycling

Published: Thursday 23 March 2017

A transformative rehabilitation project at Paremoremo Auckland Prison is reducing waste sent to landfill and upskilling inmates for a life outside.

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