We all have a part to play in reducing waste and looking at the ways you can reduce waste in your home is a great place to start. Making even the smallest changes can have a big impact.
Compostable garden waste should not be placed in your landfill bin. Compost green waste at home or drop it at one of our transfer stations for a fee. You can also organise a green waste collection with a commercial green waste collector.
Only these types of plants can go in your landfill bin:
You can find more information and see images of pest plants in the below document prepared by the Taranaki Regional Council.
Check out our short and helpful videos below on clever ways you can reduce your waste at home. Rosie shows us just how easy it is to start making small changings towards living a Zero Waste life.
See how easy it is to make healthy and delicious lunches minus the plastic.
Some ideas of where to shop locally with your refillable containers.
Simple swaps and ideas to keep in mind to help you cut down on packaging waste.
A great way to reduce household waste is to compost it in your garden. Rosie shows us how it's done.
How can you have a Zero Waste Christmas? Rosie has some ideas for you.
Quick and easy tips on how to not let food go to waste.