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Waste 2 Nov 2022

Kerbside food scraps collection one step closer

The 2023 launch of the Auckland-wide food scraps collection has reached a major milestone with the opening of the facility where the food scraps will be processed for beneficial reuse. 

Waste 11 Oct 2022

The great spring clean family adventure

Spring is the season of fresh beginnings, which makes it the perfect time to have a good clean-out. Even better, take the kids to a community recycling centre and make it a classic Kiwi weekend of family fun.

Environment 6 Oct 2022

Don’t be a dumper – help protect our environment

Illegal dumping is damaging the environment as well as being an eyesore and the council is asking people to do the right thing and dispose of their waste properly.

No 5 lucky number in plastic recycling
Waste 12 Sep 2022

Trial underway to give large plastic items a new life

Unwanted plastics to get a second life

Waste 12 Sep 2022

Trial underway to give large plastic items a new life

Large unwanted plastic items are being given a new life in a recycling trial underway in Auckland.

Cleaning up our environment 29 Jul 2022

Auckland welcomes first Māori/Pasifika operated Community Recycling Centre

Residents who live in Onehunga and its neighbouring suburbs can now do their part to help reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.

Waste 29 Jul 2022

Nominations now open for 2022 zero waste awards

Who is your zero waste hero? Nominations for this year’s awards are open during August.

Waste 14 Jul 2022

Grants for zero-waste champions up for grabs

Have you got a clever idea for cutting waste? Auckland Council is offering grants of up to $50,000 as part of the annual Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund.