Food waste - turning waste into wonderful
Information for those who want to avoid or reduce their food waste.
Cup Bond programme subsidy
Nelson cafés and coffee carts can receive a subsidy of up to $120 if they wish to take part in a Cup Bond programme.
Think Before You Waste!
Ideas and resources to help people reduce waste in their everyday lives.
Wasted NZ videos
Wasted NZ have produced a great series of short videos to make it easier for everyone to avoid waste.
Reducing waste at events
Avoiding waste is a great opportunity to enhance the profile of your event and reduce your impact on the environment.
Borrowing Event Waste Minimisation Resources
Council is running a six-month trial of free loans of event waste minimisation resources for event organisers.
Use our Op Shop map to help reduce textile waste
Check out our map of local op shops and pre-loved clothes shops for bargains and treasures.
Do you have a special beach or coastal area that you care about and would like to help look after?
Refill your water bottle on the go and help cut down on single-use plastic.
Council supports the Enviroschools programme to encourage us all to choose to avoid the creation of waste.
Construction and Demolition Waste
Learn about how Council is considering how to enable the reduction of building waste.
Understanding how we choose to avoid, reduce and manage waste
To help us with this we conduct regular surveys and research about waste in the Nelson/Tasman region.