112 days ago

Rubbish and recycling collections

The Team from Hutt City Council

🗑♻️ Your rubbish will be collected as normal, but please only put glass in your recycling crate for now ♻️🗑

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More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Humanely dealing with pests this winter.

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Have you ever had a pest problem? I used to have a pet rat. They are smart, affectionate, clever little things. I'd never want to cause one unnecessary pain or suffering, which is why we've chosen to manage pests in our home with traps. It's not ideal, but it's better - and safer - than poison. I've done a little research on humane, effective vermin control during the wet months, when they like to come in from the cold. Take a look:

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2 days ago

Are daffodils blooming in your neighbourhood?

Mandy Te Reporter from Dominion Post

Daffodils usually signify the changing of seasons and a symbol of new beginnings. Some people have spotted daffodils blooming a lot earlier this year. Is your garden full of them? Have you seen any in your area?

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3 hours ago

Poll: Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

The Government has thrown $124 million at reducing the country’s growing waste pile, but not everyone agrees that’s enough.

Local Government NZ says the funding should be matched with a “strategic waste plan”, with the goal for New Zealand to be able to process its own waste onshore.

In the last decade, the amount of waste at council landfills has increased by 48 per cent.

To read more, click here.

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Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?
  • 13.3% Yes, more money and time is better spent elsewhere
    13.3% Complete
  • 86.7% No, NZ's waste and recycling system needs more focus
    86.7% Complete
173 votes