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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.

Kids / Family 31 Oct 2017

Make your own fidget spinner

As parents across the region face a second – or even third – weekend of demands for fidget spinners, Auckland Council’s Waste Solutions team has some zero waste advice.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

Meet waste champion Anna Harrison

Anna from the Zero Waste Zone at Waitākere Transfer Station teaches people how to reduce waste in a fun, hands-on way.

Waste 31 Oct 2017

Food waste collection to begin in 2018

Papakura will be the first area in the Auckland region to get the new three-bin service.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

Ditching the disposables leads to zero waste lifestyle

When Coralie and Stephen Archer went along to an Auckland Council Waste Free Parenting workshop, they thought they’d come away with a few useful tips...

Free 31 Oct 2017

Four surprisingly cool waste-wise things to do this winter

Check out some of these easy, fun ideas that'll also help save the planet.