Find out ways you can reduce your waste in Upper Hutt. It is easy, will save you money, and you will be doing your bit to reduce our impact on the environment.

Green Waste

Composting your food and garden waste helps to preserve and protect the environment.

Love Food Hate Waste

We’re helping to reduce food waste in people’s homes.

Reusing Nappies

We’re supporting initiatives to help reduce the impact of disposable nappies on our environment.

Junk Mail

We’re supporting Ecomailbox, a nationwide scheme to reduce the amount of junk mail that goes in letterboxes.

Zero Waste Events

If you are organising an event or are a member of a committee or club, we can help you to hold an event that will minimise waste and maximise recycling.

Construction and Demolition Waste

Waste from construction and demolition (C&D) activities is a large source of waste in New Zealand. We can provide advice on how to reduce C&D waste.

Waste Minimisation and Management Plan

Find out more about the council’s activities regarding waste minimisation and management

Last updated on 07 Nov 2017