Auckland Council has been globally recognised by the C40 Cities Awards 2017 as one of the most innovative councils in the world for climate change action.
For food rescue organisation KiwiHarvest, a zero-waste grant from Auckland Council has meant being able to say ‘yes’ more often when companies offer donations.
Do you have an innovative idea that will help reduce the amount of waste that gets sent to landfill? You could get a grant of up to $50,000 through Auckland Council's Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund.
Here are some answers to questions you’ve been asking about making the switch from bags to bins in west Auckland.
Kids and parties produce a lot of waste. The most wasteful party of all is a birthday party – but does it have to be?
Auckland Council, Keep Auckland Beautiful and local Auckland artists are helping smokers bin their butts at four key hotspots in Auckland’s CBD.
Auckland’s branch of Blind Citizens NZ has launched a guide to help blind and vision impaired Aucklanders sort household rubbish by touch.
Hells Pizza and $15,000 of Atlas Concrete slabs are just two examples of generous community donors that have helped social enterprise Hibiscus Cost Zero Waste renovate Whangaparāoa’s Community Recycling Centre.
“A great success within the local community,” is how Scott Simpson, Associate Minister for the Environment, has described Waitākere Refuse and Recycling Centre.
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