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Visy Open Day 10 April

Published: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Visy Recycling sorts Auckland's kerbside recycling materials into their individual types - pap...

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April WMIF grants funding round

Published: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Grants of up to $5,000 are available from Auckland Council for innovative ideas on how to reduce waste.

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New service connects keen composters with scrap savers

Published: Friday 19 March 2021

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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WMIF grants review

Published: Monday 8 March 2021

We are proposing to update the guidelines and processes for the Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund. You can have your say from 22 February to 21 March 2021.

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Recycling right in 2021

Published: Friday 22 January 2021

What Aucklanders are doing well to buck the trends in recycling.

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Waste volumes increase in lockdown

Published: Friday 22 January 2021

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

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Plastic Free July 2020 - Join the challenge

Published: Friday 22 January 2021

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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Upgrade to recycling facility keeps plastics in NZ

Published: Friday 22 January 2021

Up to 35 per cent of Aucklanders’ kerbside plastics can now be recycled in NZ

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

Published: Friday 22 January 2021

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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Successful prosecutions for two illegal dumpers

Published: Friday 22 January 2021

Mayor Phil Goff’s crackdown on illegal dumping across the region is continuing to deliver resu...

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