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Waste 13 Oct 2020

Ian Maxwell gets scrappy in Papakura

Auckland Council's Director Executive Programmes has been getting first-hand experience of food scraps collections in Papakura.

Environment 6 Oct 2020

Deconstruction: a blueprint for zero waste

The TROW Group have helped to repurpose 471 tonnes of materials from five major Auckland Council projects.

Waste 1 Oct 2020

Get funding for your zero waste idea

The deadline to apply for funding is 30 September. Send us your zero waste ideas today.

Waste 28 Sep 2020

Tāmaki Makaurau para kore

Programmes grounded in te ao Māori are helping Auckland to go zero-waste with WMIF funding.

Waste 18 Sep 2020

WMIF funding cuts waste and saves money at tool library

Auckland Library of Tools now has more tools for the occasional DIYer thanks to a grant from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund.

Waste 10 Sep 2020

How the construction industry is tackling waste

Council WMIF funds help incubate new ideas to reduce construction and demolition waste from going to landfill.

Waste 10 Sep 2020

Staff applauded after Waiheke asbestos cleanup

Prompt actions by staff at the Waiheke Community Resource Recycling Park are being applauded after asbestos was incorrectly dropped off there.

Waste 10 Sep 2020

All Heart NZ making a tonne of difference

An Auckland charity is working with businesses to redirect their waste and repurpose unwanted items with the help of Auckland Council WMIF funding.

Waste 26 Aug 2020

Funding welcomed for upgrade of Auckland recycling facilities

$16.6 million in funding will allow Auckland to increase its recycling processing capacity by 28 per cent.

Waste 18 Aug 2020

Single-use medical devices get another lease on life

A desire to eliminate the growing environmental and financial waste in New Zealand’s healthcare sector led young engineer, Oliver Hunt, to start Medsalv.

Waste 18 Aug 2020

Medsalv wins Going Circular Award at NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards 2019

Christchurch-based company, Medsalv, took out the Auckland Council-sponsored Going Circular Award for 2019 at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards last night, from a field of 10 finalists.

Waste 18 Aug 2020

Reducing waste one nappy at a time

East Coast Bays Kauri Kids have ditched disposable nappies in favour of cloth nappies as part of their plan to be more sustainable.

Waste 18 Aug 2020

Auckland Council welcomes new waste management specification

A new specification has launched which aims to reduce construction and demolition waste going to landfills.

Waste 18 Aug 2020

Meet the app that makes reducing construction waste easy

WMIF recipient CivilShare is making a dent in construction waste going to landfill.

Waste 17 Aug 2020

Get funding for your Zero Waste idea

Jumpstart your waste minimisation project with WMIF funding from Auckland Council.

Technology / Innovation 17 Aug 2020

Calling all zero waste innovators

Grants of up to $50,000 are available from Auckland Council for Aucklanders with innovative ideas on how to reduce waste.