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Environment 2 Jan 2023

Get on board – waste-wise tips for boaties

Auckland Council is appealing to boaties and leisure craft users to be waste-wise on the water this summer to conserve our oceans and coastlines.

Waste 28 Dec 2022

Waste and litter-busting tips

To keep our public spaces beautiful, Auckland Council is encouraging everyone to put litter in its place while out and about.

Environment 23 Dec 2022

Public holiday rubbish and recycling collection reminder

Over the holiday season, rubbish, recycling and food scraps collections will be one day later than usual after a public holiday - with some exceptions. 

Waste 6 Dec 2022

Batteries put in household recycling or rubbish key cause of truck fires

Hazardous waste items, namely batteries, put into household rubbish or recycling for collection are causing a rising number of fires in rubbish and recycling trucks in the Auckland region.

Environment 5 Dec 2022

Sustainable 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 29 Nov 2022

Building waste recycling success – more than 90 per cent diverted from landfill

A New Lynn construction site has successfully diverted an impressive 90 per cent-plus of its construction and demolition waste from landfill. Auckland Council worked with Unitec’s Environmental Solutions Research Centre (ESRC) and developer Bento...

Waste 17 Nov 2022

Join the zero-waste journey

Reduce, reuse, recycle and play your part in Auckland’s waste-free future by taking advantage of Community Recycling Centres, as well as the upcoming food scrap collection.

Cleaning up our environment 4 Nov 2022

Eighty Zero Waste heroes celebrated at awards

Those inspired to reduce waste recognised.