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Recycling Centre at Park Street reopens today

Upper Hutt’s Park Street Recycling Centre is now open 24/7. The expanded venue has space for three containers, two of which will take paper/cardboard, plastic (types 1 and 2), and aluminium and steel cans. The third container, which will take glass bottles and jars, is yet to arrive, so we have included two smaller glass… Read more »

Have your say

Annual Plan 2019-2020 consultation is open and we are seeking your feedback. If you did not receive a consultation document in the post and would like one, you can pick one up from Council reception or Upper Hutt Central Library. The consultation document outlines the draft annual plan, upcoming changes, current projects and projects set to commence… Read more »

Annual Plan 2019 – 2020 consultation is now open

Consultation is now open for the Annual Plan 2019 – 2020 This is year two of the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028. We have produced an information/consultation document to describe the proposed changes to the Long Term Plan. You can find more information on our consultation page, but here is a brief summary: Council… Read more »

Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund

The 2019 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. Upper Hutt City Council’s Zero Waste and Community Environment Fund seeks to support practical sustainability initiatives related to waste minimisation, environmental protection, and community resilience. The 2019 funding round is open from 1 – 29 March. For more information visit: https://upperhuttcity.com/waste-sustainability/zero-waste-community-environment-fund Read more »

Park Street recycling station upgrade starts next week

Upper Hutt’s Park Street recycling station is getting a makeover to expand and improve its operation. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 13 FEB 2019—Upper Hutt City Council will begin the upgrade of the recycling station in Park Street, next week. This project was included in the Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028 and completion will allow… Read more »

Wellington Water: Baking hot days prompt call for ‘mindful’ water use

Wellington Water is asking residents to be mindful with their water use as the hot weather baking the country enters a third day. While long term water storage levels are good, unprecedented daily demand has been putting the supply system under pressure, said Jeremy McKibbin, acting general manager of operations for Wellington Water. “The network… Read more »

Recycling drop-off point hours remain unchanged—for now

In the recently adopted Long Term Plan 2018 – 2028, Council agreed to increase funding and reconsider the set-up of the current recycling drop-off point in Park Street. This will ultimately result in operational improvements and an increase to the service. We’re now in the process of looking at how best to expand on what… Read more »