Battle over plan to stop junk mail

Local groups fear their message will not get through if bylaw gets the go-ahead Junk mailers of Auckland are being warned to expect a stop to their littering with a new bylaw – but voluntary community groups fear it will prevent them handing out their material. A council committee yesterday heard concerns from North Shore […]

Penalties for refusal to obey new rubbish law

Proposed Solid Waste Bylaw People who refuse to comply with Auckland’s recycling and anti-litter code will risk being denied a civic kerbside collection or being fined under changes to waste management bylaws. A requirement to separate green waste from other household rubbish put out for collection is proposed in the regional draft bylaw, which will […]

Proposed Solid Waste Bylaw

Council proposes single solid waste bylaw Auckland Council wants to know what the public thinks of proposals for a new solid waste bylaw for the region, with submissions opening on Friday More on this issue: The management of solid waste in the Auckland region is currently governed by seven different bylaws of the former […]