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Nationwide campaign against burning rubbish launched

Monday, 14 October 2019, 9:23 am | Zero Waste Network

Today, community groups throughout the country led by the Zero Waste Network have launched a national campaign against waste-to-energy incinerators. The centrepiece of this campaign is a petition to the Minister for the Environment David Parker requesting ... More >>

Container return scheme a win for all

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:09 pm | Zero Waste Network

25th September 2019 Container return scheme a win for all The Government’s announcement that work is underway on a beverage container return scheme (CRS) is a win for everyone involved in recycling, said the Chair of the Zero Waste Network Marty Hoffart. More >>

Alarm bells ringing for recycling

Friday, 20 September 2019, 1:07 pm | Zero Waste Network

The return of contaminated recycled plastic from Indonesia to New Zealand is a wake-up call that our recycling system is failing, said Marty Hoffart, the chair of the Zero Waste Network. TV1 reported yesterday that 547 containers of contaminated plastic ... More >>

John Tamihere - a vote to burn up and pollute Auckland

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 10:09 am | Zero Waste Network

“John Tamihere’s support for incinerating Auckland’s rubbish is a recipe for polluting the city, causing major health problems, job loss, resource loss and increased climate emissions. His ‘burn rubbish’ approach is out-of-date and dangerous,” ... More >>

 

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