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Wastewater plant expansion on track

Published: 2 August 2017

Work on expanding Watercare’s Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant is on track to be completed by the end of the year.

Watch out for Chinese knotweed

Published: 25 July 2017

Chinese knotweed is a fast-growing vine that smothers all available surfaces, including plants and trees.

Waitākere zero waste centre wows MP

Published: 21 July 2017

“A great success within the local community,” is how Scott Simpson, Associate Minister for the Environment, has described Waitākere Refuse and Recycling Centre.

Pack your bags, you’re leaving town

Published: 19 July 2017

Farm Cove Intermediate School wants to send rats packing and now has the tools to do it with a grant from Howick Local Board enabling it to purchase 170 re-usable rat traps.

What are green buildings?

Published: 13 July 2017

Auckland Council’s chief sustainability officer, John Mauro, has spoken to the New Zealand Herald about the benefits of green buildings.