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Waste 24 Jun 2021

Recycling right in 2021

Auckland’s recycling stayed on track, despite all the obstacles of 2020. Councillor Richard Hills shares how Auckland maintained positive results for recycling and what is unique compared to other regions.

Waste 14 Jun 2021

Consent granted for Dome Valley landfill

A panel of independent commissioners has today released its decision to grant resource consent for a landfill in Auckland’s Dome Valley.

Environment 11 Jun 2021

Fresh ideas to cut back food waste awarded nearly $40,000

From soup discos to getting into a pickle - Auckland Council’s Love Food Hate Waste Fund has given nearly $40,000 to a range of projects aimed at cutting down our food waste.

Have your say 8 Jun 2021

Protecting Auckland’s water infrastructure key to proposed Council bylaw changes

Auckland Council is seeking public feedback on proposed bylaw changes to the Water Supply and Wastewater Network Bylaw 2015.

Waste 1 Jun 2021

Celebrate your zero waste heroes

Calling all zero waste heroes - nominations open from 1 June for the 2021 Tāmaki Makaurau Zero Waste Awards, celebrating all those helping reduce waste to landfill across Auckland.

Environment 24 May 2021

Hundreds turn up for the Te Puhinui Big Clean 2021

Local whānau, community groups and businesses came out in force to participate in the ‘Te Puhinui Clean Up Day’ earlier this month.

Waste 14 May 2021

Auckland Council cracks down on big pile of scrap

A company found to have been dumping a huge pile of scrap metal in South Auckland without a resource consent has been ordered by Auckland Council to clean up its act.

Waste 30 Apr 2021

Safely disposing of electronic waste

Around 80,000 tonnes of e-waste is generated every year but only an estimated two per cent of that waste is recycled, with the rest ending up in landfills across the country.