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Reduce hazardous waste
Hazardous waste can potentially harm people's health and pollute the environment. These products normally have a warning on their label.
How to reduce hazardous waste
You can reduce hazardous waste by:
- using a safer alternative to commercial cleaning chemicals (e.g. baking soda, vinegar and borax)
- reducing the use of chemicals in your house and garden
- using environment-friendly products
- disposing of hazardous waste properly.
See Hazardous waste to find out about safe disposal.
|How to get rid of unwanted items||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/Pages/get-rid-unwanted-items.aspx||How to get rid of unwanted items||Find out the disposal options for each type of waste or unwanted item.||aspx||Recycling|
|Hazardous waste||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/Pages/hazardous-waste.aspx||Hazardous waste||Find out what is considered hazardous waste and where to dispose of it.||aspx||Recycling|
|What you can put in your rubbish||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/bin-requests/Pages/what-put-your-rubbish.aspx||What you can put in your rubbish||Find out what items are accepted and not accepted in your rubbish collection.||aspx||Rubbish|
|Asbestos||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/air-quality-pollution-contamination/Pages/asbestos.aspx||Asbestos||Find information on how to identify asbestos and how to dispose of it. ||aspx||Environment|
|Fines for rubbish dumping and littering||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/rubbish-dumping-littering/Pages/fines-rubbish-dumping-littering.aspx||Fines for rubbish dumping and littering||Find out about infringements and fines for littering and illegal dumping.||aspx||Dumping and littering|
|Contaminated land||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/resource-consents/types-resource-consents/earthworks/Pages/contaminated-land.aspx||Contaminated land||Find out if your land is potentially contaminated and how to order a report.||aspx||Land-use resource consent|