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Waste 6 Nov 2017

Auckland Council wheels out new rubbish bin service

Waitākere, North Shore and Papakura residents are the first to be offered a new Auckland Council rubbish service that will pave the way for a blueprint rubbish collection across the region.

Waste 6 Nov 2017

West Auckland rubbish bin update

Here are some answers to questions you’ve been asking about making the switch from bags to bins in west Auckland.

Waste 31 Oct 2017

Changes approved for north and west commercial cardboard collection

The move will make recycling collection consistent across the region.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

Mayors call for levy on single-use plastic bags

The mayors of Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin have jointly launched an open letter to other mayors around the country to join the call on central government to institute a national levy on single use plastic bags.

Community 31 Oct 2017

Corrections recognises recycling centre for offender rehab

MPHS, the trust that runs the Waitākere Community Recycling Centre, has been recognised by the Department of Corrections for its work in rehabilitating offenders.

Waste 31 Oct 2017

Helping Aucklanders recycle right

Meet Duane Albert, who is part of a team checking Auckland Council recycling bins in hot-spot areas for contamination.

Community 31 Oct 2017

Waitākere zero waste centre wows MP

“A great success within the local community,” is how Scott Simpson, Associate Minister for the Environment, has described Waitākere Refuse and Recycling Centre.

Waste 31 Oct 2017

Fire at Waitākere refuse centre

UPDATE: 1 June 7:45am. Auckland Council is assisting the Fire Service following a fire at its Waitākere Refuse Transfer Station buildings in Henderson.