Let's Sort Out Waste

What we are doing?

Upper City Council have partnered with Hutt City Council to help people to reduce their waste.

 Let’s sort out waste is about educating people to think differently about waste – all the way from purchase, to storage and transport, to reuse and re-purpose - so that we can work towards living lives that are waste free.

What you can do?

Start by reading some of the tipstricks and inspiration to see what you can do to reduce waste around your home. Help others on their journey by contributing your own tips and tricks to help your community. Not only will you be doing your part to look after your country, but by making some quick and easy changes to your everyday life you could also save yourself time and money. 

Why we all need to do it

New Zealand is facing big issues and changes when it comes to waste.

We’ve been identified as one of the most wasteful countries in the developed world, with Kiwis producing over 3.6kg of waste per person every day, 734kg per year each! But it doesn’t have to stay that way, we can all do our part to help reduce the waste generated, live more sustainable lives and look after our country.