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Waste 21 Jan 2021

Refill your water bottle to save money

Almost every block in the Auckland city centre has a water fountain or a place that will refill your water bottle for free.

Waste 18 Jan 2021

West Auckland waste heroes win funding

Funding has been awarded to six Waitākere-based organisations and businesses as part of Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund.

Environment 18 Jan 2021

Illegal dumping cleared from Weiti River

Litter was discovered and removed from underneath a small concrete dock accessible only by a rough narrow informal walkway or by boat.

Environment 15 Jan 2021

Sustainable summer holiday waste tips

Whether you’re headed to the beach or bach, or having the family round to your place, use these simple tips to avoid excess waste over the holidays.

Waste 15 Jan 2021

Make sure these 10 items go in your recycling bin every time

Take the test and find out what items should always go in your recycling bin.

Waste 11 Jan 2021

Zero waste innovators get funding boost

Collectively, WMIF grant recipients will receive $649,256 for a range of projects designed to promote waste minimisation and reduce waste going to landfill.

Christmas 22 Dec 2020

Five ways to recycle your Christmas tree

What's the right way to throw out your Christmas tree?

Waste 22 Dec 2020

Auckland's waste collection heroes

Celebrating some of the times our waste collectors went above and beyond in a difficult year.