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Turn over a new leaf and start composting

Now is a great time to start your home composting routine.

Waste

Construction begins on Onehunga’s Community Recycling Centre

It’s going to be easier than ever for Aucklanders to re-home their unwanted items when the Onehunga Community Recycling Centre opens later this year.

Environment

Connecting with our seas during Seaweek

Aucklanders have an appreciation of their environment and enjoy a strong connection to the sea. But with enjoyment comes a sense of responsibility.

Beaches

Prediction and planning – coastal erosion in Tāmaki Makaurau

Updated information about coastal erosion and coastal hazards is now available.

Environment

Kauri compliance message making a mark

This summer has seen non-compliant behaviour trending down across the region.

Waste

Back to Enviroschool for Auckland children

More than 280 Auckland schools are on an Enviroschools sustainability journey to explore and act for our environment.

Arts

Adventurous artists sought for Artist in Residence programme

A selection panel is seeking artists with a sense of adventure and an imaginative outlook.

Waste

Back to school for hungry worms

Worm bins are a popular option for schools aiming to reduce their waste. That’s why Auckland Council has awarded 66 schools with Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund (WMIF) grants to help them get composting.

Environment

Aucklanders urged to maintain water-saving habits in biggest water use week of the year

On what is normally Auckland’s highest water consumption week of the year, Watercare is urging its customers to keep up the great work and continue using water wisely.

Environment

Another piece of the stormwater puzzle arrives in Auckland

The St Marys Bay water quality project reaches another milestone with the arrival of a 460m long marine outlet pipe.

Waste

Palm Beach – find a new home for your unwanted items

Waiheke Local Board is encouraging Palm Beach residents to get in now and reserve their place for an annual inorganic waste collection before bookings close at midnight on 22 March.

Environment

Opinion: The case for climate action, now

Addressing climate change will help us build resilient systems and structures with long-lasting benefits for everyone, argues Alec Tang.

Waste

Love Food Hate Waste grants available

Auckland Council is giving grants of $500 to $5000 to help Aucklanders reduce their food waste.

Waste

Inorganic service meets community need

Bookings are now open for your household inorganic collection service.

Environment

Regional Pest Management Plan marine provisions come into effect

Marine pests are an emerging threat to the region’s marine biodiversity, industries such as aquaculture, and our ability to relax and enjoy summer on the beach.

Waste

Refill your water bottle to save money

Almost every block in the Auckland city centre has a water fountain or a place that will refill your water bottle for free.