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$124 million investment good news for environment and economy

Published: Wednesday 15 July 2020

Auckland Council welcomes Government funding for recycling infrastructure

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Matakawau recycling depot closed

Published: Monday 13 July 2020

Kerbside recycling is fully available on the Awhitu peninsula

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Plastic Free July 2020 - Join the challenge

Published: Friday 3 July 2020

Ditch those single-use plastics and join the Plastic Free July Aotearoa Challenge. Last July, over a quarter of a million New Zealanders took part in this daily act to swap single use plastics for other solutions. Plastic is part of every room in the home. This July, we’re encouraging Auckland Council staff to look at some simple swaps for their kitchen, bathroom and laundry to eliminate single-use plastic from their daily lives.

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New contractors

Published: Wednesday 1 July 2020

The contractor who collects Auckland Council rubbish bins and bags in the North Shore and Waitakere areas is changing from Monday 6 July 2020. The new contractor will be implementing new truck routes, so you will notice that the rubbish truck will arrive at a different time than normal.

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Countdown to new Community Resource Recovery Park opening

Published: Wednesday 24 June 2020

On 1 July, Waiheke will start ushering in a new waste minimisation and resource recovery era on the island. The Waiheke Zero Waste Partnership – made up of the local Waiheke branch of AIM Services and local community organisations, Island Waste Collective (IWC) and Clean Island (CI) – will operate new waste and resource recovery services, in partnership with Auckland Council.

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Closure of Waiheke Island Transfer Station

Published: Tuesday 16 June 2020

Auckland Council advises that the Waiheke Island Transfer Station will be closed to the public...

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Recycling contamination costs

Published: Tuesday 9 June 2020

Wishcycling – chucking something in the recycling bin and hoping it will be recycled – is a bigger problem than most people realise.

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New recycling wheelie bins on their way for Waiheke

Published: Monday 8 June 2020

Changes to Auckland Council’s roadside waste collection services on Waiheke are now underway....

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Waste volumes increase in lockdown

Published: Monday 25 May 2020

Glass recycling up 26% in April, and 66 extra double decker buses of waste went to landfill.

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Aotea’s Anamata Shop, the home of reuse, has moved

Published: Monday 18 May 2020

The Anamata Shop – home to the best of Aotea’s upcycling and reusable household items – re-ope...

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