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Grants for zero waste champions

Published: Thursday 14 July 2022

Applications targeting our priority waste streams of textiles, construction/demolition and organic industries are particularly encouraged, although projects of all categories will be considered. There is also a target to deliver at least 15% of the fund to projects which deliver for Māori, by Māori.

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Early starts in Manukau

Published: Monday 11 April 2022

Collections are starting earlier on a few streets in Manukau

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Grants available to help reduce food waste

Published: Wednesday 2 February 2022

Grants from $500 to $5000 are available throughout February to initiatives that help raise awareness of food waste and demonstrate practical solutions to overcome household food waste in Auckland.

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Zero Waste innovators get funding boost

Published: Friday 28 January 2022

More than thirty organisations and businesses are receiving a boost in funding from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund (WMIF).

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Safely disposing of electronic waste

Published: Wednesday 1 December 2021

There are valuable materials inside of electronics, and New Zealand is developing the capacity to save these items from landfill.

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Supporting our communities composting – a new funding initiative.

Published: Tuesday 26 October 2021

Keen to help support your community to compost locally? Thanks to Auckland Council, the Compos...

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Upgrade for Lawrie Road Community Recycling Centre

Published: Monday 18 October 2021

The Lawrie Road Community Recycling Centre (CRC) is open again on 2 February 2022 following si...

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More than 100 zero waste heroes celebrated at awards

Published: Wednesday 28 July 2021

114 individuals, groups, schools, marae, local businesses and social enterprises were nominate...

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Talking Trash

Published: Friday 23 July 2021

There’s going to be a lot of trash talk in Ōtara, Papatoetoe and Manurewa in the next few months.

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Fresh ideas to cut back food waste awarded nearly $40,000

Published: Wednesday 9 June 2021

From soup discos to getting into a pickle - Auckland Council’s Love Food Hate Waste Fund has given nearly $40,000 to a range of projects aimed at cutting down our food waste.

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