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Kids / Family 31 Oct 2017

Make your own fidget spinner

As parents across the region face a second – or even third – weekend of demands for fidget spinners, Auckland Council’s Waste Solutions team has some zero waste advice.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

Meet waste champion Anna Harrison

Anna from the Zero Waste Zone at Waitākere Transfer Station teaches people how to reduce waste in a fun, hands-on way.

Waste 31 Oct 2017

Food waste collection to begin in 2018

Papakura will be the first area in the Auckland region to get the new three-bin service.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

Ditching the disposables leads to zero waste lifestyle

When Coralie and Stephen Archer went along to an Auckland Council Waste Free Parenting workshop, they thought they’d come away with a few useful tips...

Free 31 Oct 2017

Four surprisingly cool waste-wise things to do this winter

Check out some of these easy, fun ideas that'll also help save the planet.

Community 31 Oct 2017

Four easy ways you can reduce waste

Whether you want to save the planet or save money on rubbish disposal, reducing the amount of waste you produce is a worthwhile thing.

Waste 31 Oct 2017

Don’t miss the truck: Get your recycling out by 7am

From Monday 3 July, you may notice your recycling is collected at a different time of day if you live in central or south Auckland.

Community 31 Oct 2017

Feeling Rubbish helps sort rubbish by touch

Auckland’s branch of Blind Citizens NZ has launched a guide to help blind and vision impaired Aucklanders sort household rubbish by touch.

Educational 31 Oct 2017

Learn how to compost at a free workshop

Learn how to compost at a free workshop.

Cycling 31 Oct 2017

Auckland Council’s zero-waste leading the world

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.