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Environment 2 Sep 2016

Watch: Communities making the most of waste

Working towards a zero waste Auckland by 2040 is no easy task.

Environment 22 Aug 2016

Join the war on weeds: Jasmine

It might look pretty and smell sweet, but jasmine is a highly invasive weed that kills other plants and native seedlings by smothering them.

Environment 18 Aug 2016

Auckland reaches climate change milestone

The Carbon Disclosure Project has just published Auckland’s emissions inventory and it shows that we have managed to minimise emissions increases despite an increasing population.

Environment 17 Aug 2016

A new look for Tidy Kiwi

New Zealand's much loved anti-littering character is undergoing a makeover and so far 15,000 students are taking part.

Environment 11 Aug 2016

How many times can it be recycled?

Some materials can only be recycled a certain number of times before they have to go to landfill – find out which ones.

Environment 11 Aug 2016

New Progress Snapshot boosts council’s transparency

New initiative offers performance 'shapshot' at a glance.

Environment 4 Aug 2016

New inorganic service helping in our communities

A social enterprise is working with Auckland Council's inorganic collection to provide appliances for those in need.

Educational 4 Aug 2016

Watch: Recycling myths busted

Confused about what you should be recycling? Watch the NZ Herald's interview with Auckland Council's Parul Sood to get the lowdown.

Environment 28 Jul 2016

Four simple ways you can use less plastic

With the end of Plastic Free July coming up, we take a look at easy ways to use less plastic for good.

Parks / Outdoors 15 Jul 2016

Lake Pupuke water quality tested following spill

Auckland Council water samples taken at Lake Pupuke, following an oil spill last month, show fuel contamination levels are below the limit of detection.

Environment 13 Jul 2016

Please - no plastic bags

We ask that new and seasoned recyclers remember that plastic bags and other soft plastics still can’t go in the recycling bins.

Environment 8 Jul 2016

Zoo Tales: Zoofari

We were delighted to welcome students from Oturu School who drove a whopping 300km from Kaitaia to Auckland to be part of The Warehouse Zoofari programme. Watch these animal-mad kids on their big Auckland Zoo adventure!

Environment 5 Jul 2016

Check before you chop

Please 'Check before you chop' and seek advice from the council before felling or damaging a protected tree.

Environment 1 Jul 2016

Zoo Tales: Oiled wildlife response

This past week, zoo staff and vets have been working with Auckland Council and Wildbase Oil Response to help care for birds affected by a diesel spill into Lake Pupuke.

Environment 7 Jun 2016

5 recycling myths busted

We take a look at five of the most common myths about recycling and bust them.

Environment 25 May 2016

Would you use a self-drive car?

The Ministry of Transport has suggested that CAVs are the way to cut vehicle emissions, improve safety, and reduce congestion - particularly in Auckland.