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Waste 12 Jun 2023

The best of both worlds - compost and food scraps

While home composting is still the preferred option to treat food scraps, not all Aucklanders can compost and not all food scraps can be easily composted. Auckland Council’s food scraps collection service means that food scraps, which would end u...

Environment 31 May 2023

Three social enterprises that are fighting plastic pollution

From fully recyclable packaging to local clean-up events, these Auckland-based social enterprises are helping the planet and its people.

Waste 31 May 2023

Food scraps to find new home in your new bin

Residents in Albany and East Coast Bays start receiving their Auckland Council food scraps bins from this week with deliveries of the bins to the rest of the North Shore continuing throughout the month of June.

Waste 4 May 2023

Six things you can’t put in your recycling bin

Reducing landfill is a great cause your whole household can get behind. However, it’s important to know what can be recycled in your kerbside bins and what needs to be taken elsewhere – or put straight in the rubbish.

Environment 28 Apr 2023

Easy eco tips to green up your life

Make eco-friendly choices and fight climate change with these six easy tips for enjoying a more sustainable lifestyle.

Community 18 Apr 2023

Manurewa Community Recycling Centre’s zero waste mission

Looking for second-hand goods, repair workshops or sustainable living advice? Manurewa Community Recycling Centre is your eco-friendly one-stop shop.

Environment 17 Apr 2023

How your food scraps can help the planet

Discover different eco-friendly ways to dispose of your food scraps and make a difference to Auckland's future.

Waste 3 Apr 2023

Auckland Council set to begin one of the largest food scraps collections roll-outs in Australasia

Auckland Council’s food scraps collection service, one of the largest of its kind in Australasia, is about to roll out to about 500,000 households over the coming months, starting with Waitākere residents, who are scheduled to have bins delivered...