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WMIF grant supports Ōrākei Marae on para kore journey

Published: Friday 20 September 2019

When Beronia Scott first started adopting a para kore (zero waste) approach at Ōrākei Marae, h...

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10 Ton Project diverts construction waste from landfill

Published: Tuesday 10 September 2019

When Waiheke resident Jeremy O’Hanlon took over The Rubbish Company, he noticed a big problem...

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

Published: Thursday 22 August 2019

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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Zero waste grant helps school divert food scraps from landfill

Published: Monday 5 August 2019

Children at Whangaparaoa Primary School are learning that food scraps are riches, not rubbish, thanks to a grant from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund (WMIF).

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Looming paper recycling issues require an urgent onshore solution

Published: Thursday 1 August 2019

Auckland Council is keen to undertake an in-depth feasibility study to find a solution for New Zealand’s looming paper and cardboard recycling crisis, as a matter of urgent priority. In recognition of the need for a coordinated national approach, there is support for urgent action from local authorities across New Zealand.

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AUT students highlight food waste issues for young Kiwis

Published: Thursday 1 August 2019

AUT students were caught off guard by human-sized fruits and vegetables running around the cit...

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Illegal dumper faces full force of law

Published: Thursday 25 July 2019

Following a recent successful illegal dumping prosecution in the Manukau District Court, Auckl...

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What does compostable or biodegradable really mean?

Published: Wednesday 17 July 2019

Consumer demand for alternatives to single-use plastic packaging, and the desire from businesses to lessen their environmental impact, has led to a plethora of new packaging choices.

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Bin or bags – time to make your choice

Published: Tuesday 16 July 2019

Now that the new roadside rubbish collection service has been launched on Aotea Great Barrier Island, Auckland Council is encouraging the local community to make sure they have either bags or a bin ready for when the changes take full effect on Monday, 5 August 2019. There will be no changes to the roadside recycling collection service.

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New stormwater works project underway on Waiheke

Published: Tuesday 16 July 2019

Auckland Council’s Healthy Waters announced today that new stormwater works are due to get underway on Tahi Road, Ostend Road, Tawaipareira Reserve and the Waiheke Refuse Transfer Station to improve the stormwater network.

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