45 days ago

Changes to kerbside rubbish - green waste

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

At the moment, Wellingtonians put around 130 tonnes of green waste from their gardens in their kerbside rubbish each week which breaks down in the landfill, producing methane gas - a big contributor to climate change.

As part of our new waste bylaw, yellow rubbish bags cannot contain more than 10% green waste.

But don’t worry! When you bring your green waste to the Southern Landfill it will be turned into Capital Compost – and it only costs $5 to dispose of up to 85kg!

For more information about the bylaw and alternative ways to deal with your green waste, visit:

wellington.govt.nz/waste-bylaw#kerbside

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8 hours ago

Two new Whittaker's flavours

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Are you going to try the two new Whittaker's flavours, Carrot Cake and Strawberries and Waffles
Twenty cents from every block sold going to Whānau Āwhina Plunket.
Whittaker’s Carrot Cake and Strawberries and Waffles blocks will be available in supermarkets nationwide from Monday 19 April.

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30 minutes ago

What's On: Steady as You Go Exercise

Lorna from Petone

Join Age Concern Wellington Mondays for a class designed for seniors to improve strength, help prevent a fall and make new friends. Call 04 4996648 for information. Gold coin donation.
Steady as You Go Exercise
  • Island Bay Community Centre
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33 minutes ago

What's On: Steady as You Go Exercise

Lorna from Petone

Join Age Concern Wellington Thursdays for a class designed for seniors to improve strength, help prevent a fall and make new friends. Call 04 4996648 for information. Gold coin donation.
Steady as You Go Exercise
  • Tawa Community Centre