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Waste 5 Aug 2021

Iconic event brings zero waste to center stage

The ASB Polyfest Auckland Secondary Schools Māori & Pacific Islands Cultural Festival has succeeded in saving tonnes of waste from going into landfill.

Waste 30 Jul 2021

More than 100 zero waste heroes celebrated at awards

The amazing stories of those working to reduce waste to landfill across Tāmaki Makaurau have been recognised at the 2021 Zero Waste Awards.

Waste 28 Jul 2021

Half a million dollars available for great ideas on cutting waste

Auckland Council is offering grants of up to $50,000 as part of the $500,000 Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund / Te pūtea Whakamōkito Para me te Auahatanga.

Waste 26 Jul 2021

Southern areas in bid to lift recycling

Selected areas in the Ōtara-Papatoetoe and Manurewa local board will take part in a trial to reduce contamination in recycling bins.

Environment 19 Jul 2021

Local board celebrates Waiuku Zero Waste achievements

Since its inception in 2014 Zero Waste Waiuku has grown to serve more than 20,000 residents.

Environment 9 Jul 2021

Manurewa work programmes adopted

Manurewa Local Board has adopted the work programmes that detail activity for the financial year.

Environment 1 Jul 2021

Sorting the plastics problem

With Plastic Free July ahead, the Prime Minister and Minister for the Environment have checked out how Auckland Council’s getting the problem sorted.

Waste 24 Jun 2021

Be a tidy Kiwi neighbour

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.