News & Innovations

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Introducing our first ‘street cleaning’ truck

Our first, fully-electric ‘street cleaning’ truck will join the Civic fleet in July 2019, and we are excited to see it ready and in action across South Auckland….

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Helping to improve our drivers’ performance

The health, safety and wellbeing of our staff is paramount to our business so we are implementing a couple of initiatives here at Civic, to improve driver behaviour….

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Orbit Truck Trial

In partnership with Manco Environmental, Civic has recently undertaken an interesting trial of an Orbit truck, for waste collection, in South Auckland. The Orbit is multi-functional collection vehicle…

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Cool New Tech: Wheelie Bin Vacuums

Bjorn’s visit to the IFAT Trade Show in Munich last year resulted in Civic importing and trialling a fleet of wheelie bin vacuum units. These units are designed for quick and easy suction of loose litter…

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Investing in Innovation

Civic was excited to take part in an ANZ Insights case study on business innovation and productivity. In our two-minute video, Bjorn talks about and showcases some of Civic’s innovations…

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Thank Your Cleaner Day

Celebrated on October 17th, ‘Thank Your Cleaner Day’ was the perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the work that all of our staff do.

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2018 WasteMINZ Conference ‘Target 2050’

This year’s WasteMINZ conference was a big event for the waste industry. It was the 30th annual conference and themed around the new climate-change law…

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Civic has a New Coffee Supplier

We are pleased to have a brand new coffee machine and steady stream of great brews in the office, thanks to our friends at Kōkako.

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Tackling Waste and Recycling: Insights from Australia 

Bjorn and other members of the Civic team headed to Sydney last month to check out two important industry and trade events, the AWRE and the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo.

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We’re Making our Business Smarter with Technology!

Civic has just introduced and begun rolling out a fantastic new, smartphone-based job management tool across the business.

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Civic Plugs into NZ’s Premier EV Conference 

We were thrilled to be part of this year’s EVWorld NZ, New Zealand’s premier combined electric vehicle conference, held at the ASB Showgrounds, Auckland. If you made it along you might have spotted our electric rubbish truck on display in the entrance!

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Civic hits Europe

I recently returned from a trip to Munich where, along with soaking up some much-appreciated warmth and sunshine, I attended IFAT – the world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management….

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Our Latest Innovation: An Electric Rubbish Truck

This week has been an exciting one for Civic, as we welcomed our first fully electric rubbish compacting truck to Auckland. The truck arrived at our Otahuhu depot last Tuesday, ready to be trialled in central and south Auckland….

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