Instead of throwing out items you no longer need, try to turn them into something else.
Up to $50,000 is available to businesses and community groups to support waste-reduction projects.
An average family in New Zealand will throw nearly three shopping trolleys of edible food in the bin every year.
Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board is committing funds to projects that protect and restore the local environment.
Waiuku Community Recycling Centre is helping to reduce landfill waste.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces single-use plastic bags will be phased out over the next year.
Plastic Free July is over but you can still do your part for the environment.
Community members leading the way to zero-waste were recognised at the Auckland Community Zero Waste Hui & Awards last week.
Auckland’s new food scraps collection service has been introduced in Papakura.
Stallholders in Mt Roskill are helping Wesley Market to embrace Zero Waste.