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At Alert Level 3: Step 2 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Some customer-facing facilities like service centres and community centres are now open. Essential services continue.

Use the NZ COVID Tracer app, wear a face covering, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick. For information about council services and closures, see the COVID-19 section

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Book a waste minimisation learning session

There are currently three waste minimisation centres in Auckland offering free sessions where you can learn how to minimise your waste.

Visy Recycling Education Centre

Visy Recycling offers group sessions to schools and members of the community.

Visits can include interactive presentations and the opportunity to see where materials get dropped off.

There is a minimum age of 5 years to visit this site.

To make a booking, email recyclingvisits@visy.co.nz or call 09 975 2000.

Visy Recycling is located at:

Onehunga Material Recovery Facility
29 Victoria Street
Onehunga.

Waste Management Learning Centre

The Waste Management Learning Centre offers community groups and schools an educational talk on reducing, reusing, recycling, landfills and organic waste.

It is located at:

Waiheke Transfer Station
102 -106 Ostend Road
Waiheke.

Zero Waste Zone

The Zero Waste Zone is a fun, hands-on learning centre located at the Waitākere Refuse and Recycling Transfer Station, Henderson.

You can make a booking enquiry online.

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