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Items tagged with Waste

10 Ton Project diverts construction waste from landfill

Published: 9 September 2019

When Waiheke resident Jeremy O’Hanlon took over The Rubbish Company, he noticed a big problem with the amount of construction waste heading to landfill.  With a strong desire to make a difference to the amount of landfill waste the island generates, he set about making a change – and with the help of a Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund (WMIF) grant, the 10 Ton project was formed.

Meet us at the Home Show

Published: 3 September 2019

Auckland Council taking part in the popular Auckland Home Show (4–8 September) to answer questions and dish out advice.

New bylaw not just a load of old rubbish

Published: 28 August 2019

The new Waste Management and Minimisation Bylaw more clearly sets out what individuals and businesses can and can’t do with their waste.

Looming paper recycling issues require an urgent onshore solution

Published: 1 August 2019

Auckland Council is keen to undertake an in-depth feasibility study to find a solution for New Zealand’s looming paper and cardboard recycling crisis, as a matter of urgent priority.  In recognition of the need for a coordinated national approach, there is support for urgent action from local authorities across New Zealand.

Where to next on your plastic-free journey?

Published: 30 July 2019

Wondering what the next step on your plastic-free journey could be? A quick look at what we put in our rubbish and recycling on a weekly basis can give some great ideas on things we can change that will make an impact.