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A recipe for success in Papatoetoe

Published: 30 November 2020

From the outside, the Papatoetoe Food Hub looks like a simple community garden with a food truck. But, behind the scenes is a revolutionary approach to how we dine, that sits at the nexus of zero waste and easy access to fresh food.

Careless waste disposal sparks fires

Published: 26 November 2020

Hazardous gas cooker canisters and lithium batteries are on the rise in rubbish and recycling trucks in Auckland and causing fires at the Transfer Station as these materials are dumped.

Be a tidy Kiwi neighbour this summer

Published: 19 November 2020

There are better ways to find a new home for unwanted items instead of leaving them outside hoping someone will wander by and take them.

An oasis in Ōtara

Published: 12 November 2020

The Ōtara Kai Village group works with retailers and manufacturers to support locals and redistribute food that would otherwise go to waste.

Illegal dumping turns green waste business red

Published: 12 November 2020

A gardening business owner whose trucks were repeatedly dumping green waste in various sites around Auckland has been ordered to pay up by Waitākere District Court.

Ian Maxwell gets scrappy in Papakura

Published: 13 October 2020

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