If everyone – and there is almost 71,000 of us in Hastings – saved one piece of rubbish from going into the bin every day, by the end of the year there would be 26 million fewer bits of trash in the landfill!
That’s just one thing – imagine if we all kept two out; and it is not even hard. It is a change of mindset: Swap to a washable takeaway coffee cup; ban straws from your home; remember to take your reusable shopping bag; put a worm farm and/or compost in your back yard. We dare you! Check out the Kitchen Waste page for more information.
The direction we are taking as a community is driven by the Joint Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP) adopted by both the Hastings and Napier councils in late 2018 after two years of public consultation. The plan is required to be reviewed every six years.
Also on these pages, you will find out all you need to know about recycling and rubbish in Hastings – including which day yours is collected.
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