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Hazardous waste sparking recycling truck fires

Published: 24 February 2020

Gas cooker canisters, lighter fluid cans, or a motor vehicle cambelt wrapped around a packer mechanism are the probable culprits in another recycling truck fire last week.  Auckland Council is again warning Aucklanders of the dangers truck blazes pose to waste contractor employees, nearby traffic, and passing pedestrians.

Aotea locals face landfill capacity challenges

Published: 10 February 2020

In a bid to drastically reduce the amount of waste going to landfill on Aotea / Great Barrier Island, Auckland Council rolled out major changes to the island’s waste services in July 2019.