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Public Notice - Queens Birthday

Queens Birthday Day public holiday will mean changes to the kerbside recycling and rubbish collections and transfer station operating hours. Find out how these changes affect you.

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Love Food Hate Waste Week: 17-23 June 2018

Nationally we waste $872 million a year on food that we buy and throw away uneaten.  Really? YES!  We chatted to 1354 people, peered into 1402 rubbish bins and found that as a nation we throw away 122,547 tonnes of food per year.  This would feed 262,917 people for a Year!   WasteNet is hosting a series of events during the week of 17-23 June 2018 to inspire and enable Southlanders to take simple actions to reduce their food waste.

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Sunday, 17 June 2018: Love Food Hate Waste stall at Southern Farmers Market

WasteNet Southland is launching Love Food Hate Waste Week by hosting a stall at the Southern Farmers Market on Sunday June 17.  Come down, meet Kate Meads (NZ Waste Free Warrior) and have a go on the "Juice Bike". 

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Monday, 18 June 2018: Food Lovers and Edible Paradise

Incredible Invercargill our Local Good Food Network, Southern Insititue of Technology and WasteNet Southland have come together for an eventful Monday evening to learn and share our food stories.

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018: Food Lovers Masterclass (Fundraiser)

Saint Theresa's School Invercargill are getting behind Love Food Hate Waste Week by hosting a school fundraiser, with the Kate Meads Food Lovers Masterclass. Tickets are $10 and selling fast!

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Wednesday, 20 June 2018: Food Lovers Masterclass

Kate Meads is back, and will treat us to her Food Lovers Masterclass.  This 2-hour masterclass will provide you with simple and practical tips, storage guides and tools to help you get the most out of your food. Spaces are limited, bookings essential.

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Thursday, 22 November 2018: Waste Free Living Workshop

Kate Meads is back, and will treat us to her Waste Free Living Workshop.  This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational workshops full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home.  The best news ... you get a fantastic free pack to take home!   Tickets are $25 and sell fast. Book your ticket today.

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Thursday, 22 November 2018: Waste Free Parenting Workshop

Kate Meads is back, and will treat us to her Waste Free Parenting Workshop.  This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational workshops full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home.  The best news ... you get a fantastic free pack to take home!   Tickets are $25 and sell fast. Book your ticket today.

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