Waste Minimisation

Waste Minimisation - Pile of plastic bottles.

All waste, even recycled materials, will have an impact on our environment. This page offers information and ideas for how waste can be minimised.

What Goes Where

Our 'What Goes Where' guide will help you make sure your household waste goes to the right place. View our What Goes Where page.

Love Food Hate Waste

Horowhenua District Council has teamed up with Love Food Hate Waste to provide a meal planner as another resource for minimising waste. For more information visit the Love Food Hate Waste website

The Easy Choice Family Kai Recipe Book meal planner is the easy choice for feeding your family! The meals are affordable at around $60 a week, healthy (nutritionist-approved) and zero waste. It contains four weekly meal plans, with each week consisting of five dinner meals. Each meal will feed a family of six (two adults and four children under 10) or four adults.

Easy Choice Family Kai Recipe Book (Summer Recipes)(PDF, 5MB)
Easy Choice Family Kai Recipe Book (Spring Recipes)(PDF, 5MB)
Easy Choice Family Kai Recipe Book (Winter Recipes)(PDF, 3MB)
Easy Choice Family Kai Recipe Book (Autumn Recipes)(PDF, 5MB)

Community Fruit and Veg Stand

The Community Fruit and Veg Stand is a wonderful initiative for the community to share produce from their garden. Levin now has a Community Fruit and Veg Stand at 49 Gordon Place.

Help yourself to the stand and if you have anything spare from home feel free to drop it off. For more details, please visit the Community Fruit and Veg Stand Facebook page.