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New resource recovery and waste services coming to Waiheke in 2020

Published: Friday 20 December 2019

Auckland Council has entered into an agreement for new resource recovery and waste services on Waiheke Island with Amenities and Infrastructure Maintenance (AIM) Services. The new services are designed to drive transformation in the way that the island manages its waste to achieve the community’s vision of zero waste to landfill by 2040.

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Churchill Fellowship awarded to council's waste specialist

Published: Friday 13 December 2019

Auckland Council’s Senior Waste Planning Advisor for Construction and Demolition Waste, Mark Roberts, has been awarded a 2019 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship and will be travelling to North America to investigate how community-led deconstruction hubs successfully divert construction and demolition waste materials from landfill for beneficial use.

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Auckland Council’s summer waste barge service returns to Waiheke

Published: Friday 13 December 2019

Auckland Council’s summer waste barge service is returning to Waiheke Island to help boaties dispose of their waste and keep Auckland's Waitematā Harbour beautiful.

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$476,040 in new funding for Auckland waste minimisation projects

Published: Thursday 12 December 2019

Thirty-three community organisations and businesses have got a boost in funding from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund (WMIF).

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New summer waste services for Aotea / Great Barrier Island

Published: Friday 6 December 2019

As Kiwis and overseas visitors begin to finalise their holiday plans, the Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board is appealing to those that have the island on their ‘must visit’ list for the summer to plan carefully and think about their waste before they arrive.

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Auckland Council welcomes Government waste levy consultation announcement

Published: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Auckland Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement today by Associate Minister for the Environment, Hon Eugenie Sage, to increase funding support for waste minimisation initiatives and address New Zealand’s burgeoning waste challenge.

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Waiheke, it’s time to book your inorganic collection

Published: Wednesday 23 October 2019

Bookings are now open on Waiheke Island for Auckland Council’s inorganic service. Collections will take place from November 2019 to May 2020.

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Procurement Monday kicks off Recycling Week

Published: Monday 21 October 2019

Today marks the start of Recycling Week NZ 2019 and Auckland Council is getting behind the nat...

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Let’s Recycle Right, Auckland

Published: Tuesday 15 October 2019

In the lead up to Recycling Week NZ (21-27 October), Auckland Council is promoting its innovative online game, Recycle Right, to encourage Aucklanders to do their bit to improve the quality and quantity of Auckland’s kerbside recyclable materials.

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Reducing waste one nappy at a time

Published: Friday 11 October 2019

East Coast Bays Kauri Kids have ditched disposable nappies in favour of cloth nappies as part of their plan to be more sustainable. The Browns Bay centre was keen to investigate different sustainable practices and teamed up with Auckland Council WasteWise Advisors to look for ways to minimise their waste.

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