Take action

Carbon footprint

Climate change is happening now, but the actions every one of us takes can reduce its effects. We all need to reduce our carbon footprint - the greenhouse gases we emit.  We can all help protect our environment by making changes, big and small, in the way we lead our lives - particularly in the areas of transport, waste and energy use.


Anyone who uses weed or pest sprays for commercial purposes is required to hold a standard "Growsafe" certificate. This course trains people to apply agrichemicals safely and accurately in accordance with the Agrichemical Users' Code of Practice.


We produce information covering backyard burning in Northland, and alternatives to burning your waste.