Food Scraps Collections

Food Scraps Collections

Friends of the Farm are all about being Wastewise and reducing what is sent to the landfill. So we are pleased to support the new Food Scraps Collection program in Auckland, reducing the amount of organic waste going to landfill by converting food scraps into a renewable resource..

Here we will keep you up to date with progress of the 2023 roll-out and provide useful tips via this page and regular features on our Home Page and our Facebook page.

One of the largest food scraps collections roll-outs in Australasia begins

Auckland Council’s food scraps collection service is about to roll out to about 500,000 households over the coming months

Food Scraps Collection in Video

Check out videos explaining the Food Scraps program – created by Auckland Council

A Lovely Autumn Day for Tree Planting

Sunshine, outdoors, a working bee, tree planting, sausage sizzle wastewise education. Locals caring for Māngere Bridge.

Māngere Bridge Repair Café winter 2023

It was a busy Saturday morning at Māngere Bridge Library recently when local group Friends of the Farm (FOF) ran another Repair Café

Ambury Riding Centre Car Boot Sale and Family Fun Event

Friends of the Farm were busy at the recent Ambury Riding Centre event and collected 51kgs of rubbish…

The Repair Café Movement Continues

Our 5th Repair Café in Māngere Bridge Library saw pleanty of locals visit with items for repair. The usual foot traffic in the Library was increased by 200 people!