5 hot tips for being a sustainable Kiwi

5 hot tips for being a sustainable Kiwi

For today’s businesses, being sustainable is essential. Yes, minimising their impact on the environment and their communities has become as important as profit margins. But, you don’t need to be a business to do good for the environment. You, too, can be sustainable....
A heads up on increased road user charges

A heads up on increased road user charges

If you live in Auckland, traffic congestion is probably causing you a bit of a headache — in the City of Sails, commuters spend on average 12 days stuck in traffic. So, to ease the pain, the Government has increased its dose of road user charges. Not long ago, our...
Three tips for waste disposal this winter

Three tips for waste disposal this winter

In the Southern Hemisphere, winter officially begins on 21 June. So, perhaps now is a good time to offer some tips for ordering a Pink Bin over the next few months.   1: Cover up Apart from getting colder during winter time, you know what else happens, don’t you? Yes,...
An easy way to dispose of hardfill and general waste

An easy way to dispose of hardfill and general waste

At Pink Bins, we have two waste categories: general and hardfill. If you need to dispose of waste from both, we offer a General Hardfill Mix bin.  For this type of bin, in this post, I explain some of the things you need to know.   Waste categories Firstly, in case...
Waste disposal is tough in the city of sails

Waste disposal is tough in the city of sails

Auckland is the place to be. The figures say so: During the past three years, our city’s population has ballooned by a massive 121,000 people — the size of Tauranga. Third most liveable city As Aucklanders, should we be thankful to live here? Sure: The ‘City of Sails’...