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Glass Packaging Forum welcomes Government’s decisive action

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:17 am | Glass Packaging Forum

The Government’s announcement that it is working towards co-designed and regulated product stewardship for a number of products, including packaging, is a huge step in the right direction for New Zealand’s war on waste, says the Glass Packaging ... More >>

Government funding a thumbs up for model glass recycling

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 3:44 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

The announcement of $256,500 for Tauranga’s glass recycling service is a strong endorsement by Government of colour-sorted, kerbside glass collection, says Glass Packaging Forum scheme manager Dominic Salmon. More >>

South Island glass recycling on the up

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 11:56 am | Glass Packaging Forum

Glass recycling in the South Island has seen major improvements recently with over $174,000 in grants being invested by the Glass Packaging Forum (GPF) over the past two years. More >>

Grant helps keep Upper Hutt recycling on the up

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 2:35 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

Glass recycling in Upper Hutt has become quicker, easier and more convenient thanks to a grant from the Glass Packaging Forum. More >>

Glass recycling unaffected by plastics changes

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 2:07 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

Residents in a growing number of regions may not be able to recycle much of their plastic packaging anymore, but that shouldn’t discourage them from recycling glass, paper, cardboard and metal, say the Glass Packaging Forum. More >>

Grant helps fill the glass gap in Devonport

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 9:43 am | Glass Packaging Forum

Recycling glass bottles and jars has become more accessible on the North Shore thanks to a $20,500 grant from the Glass Packaging Forum. More >>

Hospitality New Zealand joins the Glass Packaging Forum

Friday, 28 September 2018, 9:17 am | Glass Packaging Forum

One of New Zealand’s biggest trade associations is building on its sustainability efforts by joining forces with the Glass Packaging Forum. More >>

End to Tauranga’s glass recycling headache in sight

Friday, 8 June 2018, 3:17 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

Glass recycling will once again become quick and easy for Tauranga residents with the city council set to introduce a new kerbside collection service. More >>

Praise as glass product stewardship scheme re-accredited

Friday, 18 May 2018, 4:42 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

New Zealand’s only voluntary product stewardship scheme for container glass has been given the go ahead for another seven years. More >>

Making wheelie good use of solar power

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 6:59 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

The Whangaparaoa Community Recycling Centre has found a way to harness the power of the sun as it gears up for the busy festive season. More >>

Kiwi ingenuity helps crush transport costs post-quake

Friday, 8 September 2017, 4:52 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

The opening of new glass breaking technology in Christchurch today is aimed at reducing the impact of the Kaikoura earthquake on the recycling industry. More >>

Packaging industry sets new recycling targets

Friday, 4 July 2014, 4:37 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

At its annual symposium today the Glass Packaging Forum (the Forum) reported on the performance of its two accredited packaging product stewardship schemes and set out new targets for packaging. More >>

Packaging Industry Scheme announces first recycling grants

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:32 am | Glass Packaging Forum

The Glass Packaging Forum’s Public Place Recycling Scheme has allocated $46,000 to projects designed to increase recycling and reduce litter in high traffic public places. More >>

Packaging Industry Scheme announces first recycling grants

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 12:39 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

The Glass Packaging Forum’s Public Place Recycling Scheme has allocated $46,000 to projects designed to increase recycling and reduce litter in high traffic public places. More >>

Glass recovery holds steady at 69%

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 11:38 am | Glass Packaging Forum

Glass container recovery as a percentage of glass consumption has maintained its 2013 level of 69% according to data released by the Glass Packaging Forum (the Forum). Consumption of glass packaging has declined by 7% and there has been a corresponding ... More >>

Attracting recycling at NZ’s premier tourist locations

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 10:49 am | Glass Packaging Forum

The Glass Packaging Forum’s Public Place Recycling Scheme has today released a Case Study showcasing recycling at Skyline Queenstown one of New Zealand’s premier tourist attractions to promote the importance of recycling for the tourist sector. More >>

Voluntary Glass Levies Make a Difference

Monday, 7 October 2013, 2:42 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

The Glass Packaging Forum (the Forum) has published its “Making a Difference” Guide promoting successful projects to help generate ideas and uptake of programmes that increase glass recovery. More >>

Glass recycling is a winner at summer events

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 10:24 am | Glass Packaging Forum

It’s been a hot and thirsty summer with a big demand for beverages at events around the country. That means a lot of glass bottles which can be collected and recycled into new wine, beer or soft drinks bottles ready for next summer! More >>

Two out of three glass containers recycled

Sunday, 19 August 2012, 7:30 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

PRESS RELEASE 19th August, 2012 Two out of three glass containers recycled or around 626 million bottles a year More >>

Stewardship scheme means more glass is recycled

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 2:06 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

At its Annual General Meeting, the Glass Packaging Forum (the Forum) released details of its performance against the targets set out in its product stewardship scheme. More >>

 

 

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