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Plastic campaigners fear key solution left out

Monday, 20 August 2018, 11:39 am | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Plastic campaigners are still waiting for a crucial piece of zero-waste infrastructure after The Green’s action-on-waste announcement yesterday. More >>

Plastics campaigners disappointed by announcement

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 3:48 pm | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Plastics campaigners and a local Auckland artist creating a plastic art installation for World Environment Day this morning, were disappointed to hear the government’s latest “red herring” plan to tackle plastic pollution. More >>

Organisations unite to fight plastic

Monday, 14 May 2018, 3:23 pm | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Zero Waste campaigners are excited for the celebration launch tomorrow of an open letter addressed to the beehive and calling for strong action on ocean plastics. The Kiwi Bottle Drive has teamed up with ocean campaigners, Auckland Zoo, community ... More >>

Call for bottle deposits

Monday, 7 May 2018, 4:48 pm | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Zero-waste campaigners are excited for the celebration launch of an open letter next week, addressed to the beehive and calling for strong action on ocean plastics. More >>

England's vow to tackle plastic pollution inspiring

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 4:03 pm | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Zero-waste campaigners say they are excited to hear England is going to introduce a bottle deposit scheme and are calling on the New Zealand government to follow suit. More >>

Clean seas need bottle deposits, campaigners tell Minister

Friday, 23 March 2018, 3:17 pm | Kiwi Bottle Drive

A zero-waste campaign group for action on plastics has contacted the Minister for Conservation Eugenie Sage to congratulate her on signing the clean seas pledge, but regrets bottle deposits aren’t on the agenda. More >>

Hundreds of messages in bottles hit Beehive

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 6:47 pm | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Hundreds of messages in bottles hit beehive this morning in bid to curb plastic waste Community organisation The Kiwi Bottle Drive and supporters gathered on the steps of parliament this morning to deliver hundreds of messages in bottles, calling ... More >>

Government's Last Chance to Get the Message on Plastic Waste

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:30 am | Kiwi Bottle Drive

The beehive mailroom could be getting back to normal next week after a campaign which encouraged members of the public to send thousands of messages in bottles to Parliament looks to wrap up. More >>

Plastic bottle sea monsters take on Coca-Cola

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:12 am | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Sea monsters made out of plastic bottles and cans by children over the school holidays are being hand-delivered to Coca-Cola’s Auckland headquarters this afternoon, calling on the beverage giant to get serious about plastic waste. More >>

New plastic policy shows leadership on waste issues

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 11:39 am | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Clean beaches may be only a vote away following the welcome announcement of the Green Party to introduce a ‘bottle deposit scheme’ - sometime known as a ‘Container Deposit Scheme’ - to New Zealand, as part of the Party’s plan to clean up beaches ... More >>

Glass Recycling Scheme fails to deliver

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 2:09 pm | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Associate Minister for the Environment pedalling industry propaganda as Glass Recycling Scheme fails to deliver More >>

Plastic Bottles Posted to Parliament Send Clear Message

Friday, 30 June 2017, 9:35 am | Kiwi Bottle Drive

Thousands of plastic bottles are expected to end up on Environment Associate Minister Scott Simpson's desk this month - instead of ending up in our oceans. More >>

 

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