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by Anna Kary

Bags of good stuff happening at Wesley Market

We visited Wesley Market just after plastic bags were banned in New Zealand, to speak with a stallholder and a shopper about how they are coping with the move to… Read More

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Humming Gardens gives Rānui Community Garden a boost

Set in the back streets of Rānui in West Auckland, the Rānui Community Garden is a place of connection and healing for the local community. Here, up to ten local… Read More

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Six ways to get involved during EcoWest 2019

Are you looking for opportunities to get involved in the community and keep our environment beautiful? Would you like to give conservation volunteering a try to see if it’s for… Read More

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Seven ways to get the kids out and about during EcoWest 2019

If you’re looking for great ways to keep the littlies entertained, EcoWest Festival 2019 has you spoilt for choice. Here’s our pick for some top events for kids and family… Read More

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Eight ways to get active during EcoWest 2019

Whether you’re looking for ways to stay healthy and get exercise, or you’re one of those people who just can’t sit still, we have just the thing for you! EcoWest… Read More

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Six tips for a lower impact Christmas

With all we know about the pressures our consumption is putting on our environment, the question about how our Christmas celebration can be made less impactful is far more urgent.… Read More

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Our journey together in 2018

Nau mai, haere mai, and a warm welcome to Our Journey 2017-2018 – our way of sharing some of the stories of our organisation from the past year. Recently it’s… Read More

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How ZYMUS on Rosebank Road diverts more than 50% of waste from landfill

Commercial waste makes up 86% of the 1.6 million tonnes that Aucklanders send to landfill each year, but we’re working with the Rosebank Road business community to turn that statistic… Read More

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Why sustainability at Richmond Rd Cafe isn’t just about using the right ingredients

In just half a year, we’ve worked with 11 cafes to divert 7,153kg of coffee grounds from landfill. This was part of a pilot project to collect used coffee grounds… Read More

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How sustainability became a way of life for Allpress Coffee

In just half a year, we’ve worked with 11 cafes to divert 7,153kg of coffee grounds from landfill. This was part of a pilot project to collect used coffee grounds… Read More