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Here’s the second update from our Compost Collective facilitator Jennifer, who is sharing how she’s creating a hugelkultur bed at her property. Step 2 – Collecting logs I collected all the big old logs from around our property to check we have enough to fill the hugelkultur bed.  The pile is pretty big now! The

‘It’s exciting to think I’ve grown this and I’m now using it’ – Margie, Orewa. After taking part in a ‘leftovers cook-off challenge’ from our friends at Love Food Hate Waste NZ, Margie was inspired to start growing her own food at home. Using things I once thought of as waste When we contacted Margie

This is the first in a series of blogs from Compost Collective facilitator Jennifer Kerr, who’s going to take us through how she’s creating a hugelkultur bed at her property. Tell us a bit about yourself I’m Jennifer Kerr, and I’m passionate about caring for Papatūānuku! That’s why I work as a compost facilitator for

Tell us a bit about yourselves We’re a couple who’ve lived in Auckland for a few years. Amandine is an architect and Benoit is a software developer. Along with her friend Tracey, Amandine is the co-founder of Lagom, an editorial website which shares plant-based recipes, inspiring articles and interviews to empower people, giving them guidance

Tell us a bit about yourself. I work in the community gardening and waste minimisation area. Which composting methods do you use? At home, I have four composting ways to cope all kind of organic waste generated from home, even taking in some waste (or rather, resources) from elsewhere in order to keep the system

We’re sharing stories from neighbours in Auckland who are connecting over ShareWaste NZ to divert food waste from landfill. This is Isabel (left) and Andrea (right) at Daldy Street Community Garden, Auckland CBD. ISABEL Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Isabel. I was born in Spain but have been living in Germany

We’re sharing stories from neighbours in Auckland who are connecting over ShareWaste NZ to divert food waste from landfill. This is Jenny (left) and Katrina (right) from Titirangi. JENNY Tell us a bit about yourself. Jenny from Titirangi. I’m a food safety consultant with an interest in health and wellbeing. Why did you start sharing

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m currently a full-time student studying Sustainable Enterprise and International Business. I also work full-time at Counties Manukau District Health Board underneath the sustainability department at Middlemore Hospital handling hospital waste! I’m passionate about the environment and want to make a positive change for our present and future. Which

Tell us a bit about yourself. My husband and I moved to West Auckland a year ago with our four young children. I am currently a stay-at-home mum leaving my Early Childhood Education teaching role of eight years to enjoy the early years with our children. I am a keen babywearer volunteering for our local

Tell us a bit about yourself. I am currently an intern at EcoMatters Environment Trust but will be full-time student in October again, studying Environmental Science and International Forestry. I am really interested in gardening and everything that comes with it! Which composting methods do you use? I own a worm farm and I also