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Matariki 2024 Service Updates
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20/6/2024

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Matariki 2024 Service Updates

Enviro NZ wishes all of our customers a safe and pleasant Matariki weekend. See the following for changes to services or hours in your area on Friday 28 June:

King's Birthday Weekend 2024 Service Updates
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30/5/2024

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King's Birthday Weekend 2024 Service Updates

Whether you're staying in this King's Birthday Weekend or heading out, stay updated on the latest service information and holiday hours from Enviro NZ.

Anzac Day 2024 service updates
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19/4/2024

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Anzac Day 2024 service updates

With Anzac Day falling on a Thursday this year (25/04/2024), please see the following list for service updates in your region:

DCC residential wheelie bin service update
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9/4/2024

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DCC residential wheelie bin service update

With Council-provided wheelie bins for rubbish coming soon to Dunedin, we will be scaling back our user pays residential services.

Easter Holiday Hours 2024
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21/3/2024

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Easter Holiday Hours 2024

Enviro NZ wishes all our customers a happy Easter.

North Shore's yellow bag service has ended
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1/3/2024

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North Shore's yellow bag service has ended

The bagged rubbish collection service operated by Enviro NZ in the North Shore came to an end on 1 March 2024.

Waitangi Day 06 February 2024
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1/2/2024

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Waitangi Day 06 February 2024

Happy Waitangi day to our customers across the country. Please see the list below for impacted services.

Auckland and Nelson Anniversary Hours 29 January 2024
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26/1/2024

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Auckland and Nelson Anniversary Hours 29 January 2024

This January 29th, we're celebrating Auckland and Nelson Anniversary Day with a long weekend. Please see the list below for impacted services.

Wellington Anniversary Day 22 January 2024
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19/1/2024

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Wellington Anniversary Day 22 January 2024

Happy Wellington Anniversary Day to all our customers in the capital. Here's a quick update on how the holiday will impact our services:

Changes to services over Christmas and New Year's
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20/12/2023

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Changes to services over Christmas and New Year's

Enviro NZ wishes all our customers safe and happy holidays.

Dunedin residential wheelie bin service update
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19/12/2023

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Dunedin residential wheelie bin service update

As well as being Dunedin City Council's (DDC) kerbside service contractor, Enviro NZ provides residential wheelie bin services to paying customers citywide.

Meet everyday environmentalist Neville Whitlock
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18/12/2023

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Meet everyday environmentalist Neville Whitlock

How would you describe your job to your family or friends in terms they can easily understand?

North Shore’s yellow bag service to end
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4/12/2023

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North Shore’s yellow bag service to end

Enviro NZ has announced that it will be ending its bagged rubbish collection service in the North Shore area next year.

New trucks for Wellington
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17/10/2023

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New trucks for Wellington

Our rubbish and recycling trucks are workhorses and can collect up to 1,000 bins and bags a day. This year Enviro NZ is refurbishing the rubbish and recycling trucks used in its Wellington City Council kerbside collections.

South Canterbury embraces recycling week challenge
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17/10/2023

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South Canterbury embraces recycling week challenge

It's Recycling Week in NZ. It reminds us we can all make a positive difference in our environment everyday by reducing, reusing and recycling.

Survey shows high satisfaction with Waimate’s kerbside services
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9/10/2023

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Survey shows high satisfaction with Waimate’s kerbside services

As New Zealand prepares for far-reaching kerbside recycling changes coming next year, communities can take heart from an early adopter like Waimate District Council.

Big rigs bring big smiles at annual track day
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5/10/2023

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Big rigs bring big smiles at annual track day

We might not have brought the speed, but we certainly brought the size to this year's Race 4 Life track day – two truck and trailer units used in bulk haulage, along with a tractor.

Dunedin’s new kerbside contract a big step forward
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22/11/2022

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Dunedin’s new kerbside contract a big step forward

The Dunedin City Council (DCC) and Enviro NZ have signed a milestone recycling and rubbish contract that will see the city take further steps toward reducing waste and carbon emissions.

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Sustainability

Find out what's happening at Enviro NZ with the latest Sustainability news and updates.

Making a material difference: Enviro NZ releases its second annual sustainability report
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4/7/2023

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Making a material difference: Enviro NZ releases its second annual sustainability report

Enviro NZ is seeking to bring attention to the link between responsible resource use and addressing the challenges posed by a changing climate with the release of its second annual sustainability report, says its Chief Executive Chris Aughton.

Enviro NZ releases its first sustainability report
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5/4/2022

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Enviro NZ releases its first sustainability report

The growing movement to replace throwaway habits and embrace circular practices in our homes and businesses has highlighted the importance of resource recovery and sustainable waste management practices. Enviro NZ’s first ever sustainability report, released today, looks at the company’s role in supporting New Zealand’s shift to low carbon, low waste living for people and the planet.

AI trial for hazard detection at Enviro NZ's Constellation Drive site
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6/7/2022

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AI trial for hazard detection at Enviro NZ's Constellation Drive site

As a first step in developing its Multi Access Edge Compute capabilities, Spark has taken a Qrious-developed AI-powered computer vision pilot for Enviro NZ and enhanced it with 5G connectivity and local edge computing (AWS Snowball Edge). The pilot of the computer vision system helps solve a key business issue for Enviro NZ at its resource recovery centre identifying health and safety risks.  

New materials recovery facility offers local sustainability solutions
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10/8/2022

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New materials recovery facility offers local sustainability solutions

South Canterbury’s waste minimisation and recycling efforts have received a major boost with the commissioning of a new $3.8 million materials recovery facility (MRF) in Timaru.

We're becoming Enviro NZ
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4/5/2023

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We're becoming Enviro NZ

Enviro NZ to bring all its businesses under single brand - focuses on making it easier for people to do the right thing by the environment