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Ditching that single-use straw will make a difference

Published: 19 July 2019

A plastic straw may not seem like a big issue, but when you add up the estimated 200 million plastic straws we consume in New Zealand each year, plastic straws create a large problem for the environment.

Cloth Nappy Services cut waste sent to landfill

Published: 16 July 2019

A new Maungakiekie-Tāmaki service aims to reduce the number of disposable nappies and wipes that go to landfill by providing cloth nappies to Early Childhood Education Centres.

Bin or bags – time to make your choice

Published: 16 July 2019

Auckland Council is encouraging the Aotea Great Barrier Island community to make sure they have either bags or a bin ready for when the roadside rubbish collection service changes take effect on 5 August.

Calling all zero waste innovators

Published: 15 July 2019

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