Protecting Auckland's environment
Four simple ways you can use less plastic
With the end of Plastic Free July coming up, we take a look at easy ways to use less plastic for good.
How to reduce your local ecological footprint
A sustainability initiative is encouraging communities to form 'eco-neighbourhoods' to reduce their ecological footprint.
Plan agreed for Huia Domain and foreshore
A plan to reduce erosion on the Huia Domain and foreshore has been approved by the Waitākere Ranges Local Board.
Recycling roll-out picks up pace
In July more than 210,000 households in north and west Auckland moved to the same recycling service as other parts of the region.
Wireless pest monitors a game-changer in biosecurity
Wireless technology that allows traps to be monitored from the office is being trialled in the Hunua Ranges, on Waiheke Island and will soon be out near Whatipu on the west coast.
Lake Pupuke water quality tested following spill
Auckland Council water samples taken at Lake Pupuke, following an oil spill last month, show fuel contamination levels are below the limit of detection.
Restoring one of Auckland's rarest ecosystems
You wouldn’t know it, but a council property on Epsom’s Almorah Rd harbours one of the rarest ecosystems in Auckland.
Please - no plastic bags
We ask that new and seasoned recyclers remember that plastic bags and other soft plastics still can’t go in the recycling bins.
Sharewaste (Tinder for Composters) - EcoFest
Get tips, and tricks on how to make this opportunity work for you and your garden!
Waiheke Community Resource Recovery Park TOUR – EcoFest
See waste reduction in action, and learn how to reduce your waste.
Join us for a packed programme of events, activities, installations, and workshops for people of all ages and stages of their sustainability journey.
Sustainable Food Garden: Online Course
The course takes up to six weeks to complete, although it is completely self-paced.
March Composting Workshops - Free
This free workshop offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins.
SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions
Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.
A Bee Story – EcoFest
This instantly enchanting show is an enlightening modern-day message on environmentalism, sustainability and community spirit.
Birkenhead Repair Cafe - EcoFest
Please bring anything you need to be fixed to your broken item, such as a new zip or plug attachment.