Waste Awareness Week

WasteNet Southland is celebrating Waste Awareness Week from 26-31 March 2017. We will be running a host of events and competitions to raise awareness of waste within the Southland community.

Whats on

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What is Waste Awareness Week?

Waste Awareness Week happens every March and includes a host of events and competitions to raise awareness of waste within the Southland Community.

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Quick Facts and Figures

Data is collected from every load of recycling and rubbish that is processed.   We know how many people put their bins out, what the average weight of the bins are, how much rubbish is in the bins, and more. 

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Take Action

Some quick and easy actions you can take to show your support for Waste Awareness Week

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Design your own waste superhero

Superhero competition

Help - the recycling rules are being broken!  We need a superhero to come to our rescue.  Can you create a superhero to help us?

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Waste Free Living Workshops

Kate Meads will be visiting Invercargill during Waste Awareness Week to deliver two Waste Free Living Workshops.

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12 Rules - The Dirty Dozen

Learn the 12 rules for yellow recycling bins by learning the Dirty Dozen.

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