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Small number contaminating recycling cost those getting it right 17 May 2024

Five percent of residents are costing ratepayers around $50,000 a month for not getting their recycling sorted.

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Waste minimisation funding up for grabs 22 March 2024

Waipā waste minimisation enthusiasts seeking support for local projects can apply for funding now.

Waipā District Council’s waste minimisation fund has $50,000 up for grabs to support projects that rethink, reduce and reuse waste. The fund is open to individuals, marae, organisations, educators, and community groups.

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New recycling rules across the country from February 1 01 February 2024

A new tool will be at the fingertips of Waipā residents from today, February 1, to help guide them through central government led changes to kerbside recycling.

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Solid waste audit shows room for improvement 27 November 2023

Solid waste audits show 94 per cent of Waipā residents are doing a great job with their recycling. However, the six per cent that aren’t complying are costing ratepayers up to $30,000 in disposal fees per month.

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Waipā residents can dispose of household hazardous waste this month 01 November 2023

Waipā residents will be able to dispose of their household hazardous waste for free this month.

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