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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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Calling all zero waste innovators

Published: Monday 15 July 2019

Grants of up to $50,000 are available from Auckland Council for Aucklanders with innovative ideas on how to reduce waste. The Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund (WMIF) helps bring ideas to life and support the city to reach its target of zero waste to landfill by 2040.

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Roadside recycling service keeps resources out of landfill

Published: Wednesday 3 July 2019

Residents and ratepayers on Aotea Great Barrier Island are being encouraged to keep recycling, using their yellow recycling crates, in tandem with the new roadside rubbish collection service that launches on Monday 1 July.

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New waste services support zero waste target on Great Barrier Island

Published: Monday 1 July 2019

Auckland Council is rolling out new waste services on Aotea Great Barrier Island from 1 July 2...

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Visy Recycling Centre open day a success

Published: Thursday 27 June 2019

Do you know what happens to your kerbside recycling once it leaves your place in the truck? At the recent Visy Open Day, 142 Aucklanders got a behind-the-scenes look at how their kerbside recycling gets sorted.

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Soft plastic recycling returns to Auckland

Published: Wednesday 26 June 2019

Aucklanders can once again recycle their plastic shopping bags and plastic wrappers with the i...

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Council goes circular on construction waste

Published: Monday 27 May 2019

The Auckland region is in the midst of a major building boom. While this is good news for new...

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Make sure these 10 items go in your recycling bin every time

Published: Friday 11 January 2019

Most Aucklanders are good recyclers, but it's easy to get confused about how to 'recycle right...

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Feeling Rubbish makes a blind bit of difference

Published: Monday 7 August 2017

Auckland’s branch of Blind Citizens NZ is delighted to launch Feeling Rubbish; a detailed guide to help blind and vision impaired Aucklanders sort household rubbish by touch.

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