Looking after our natural resources
Watching wetland birds on a crisp Saturday morning is a rewarding way to start the day for 10-year-old Willow.
Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury have agreed on an action plan for reducing the smells from the Bromley-based organics processing plant and Metro Place transfer station.
Making sure there is no rubbish mixed in with the recycling has become critically important in the face of shrinking international markets for used plastic and paper. Christchurch City Council Head of Three Waters and Waste Helen Beaumont explains why.
The water restrictions in place across Christchurch and Banks Peninsula are being lifted.
Christchurch City Council is closely monitoring stream levels in Banks Peninsula with the hopes of being able to lower or remove water restrictions soon.