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Zero Waste Projects funded to develop circular economy

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 11:19 am | Zero Waste New Zealand

“The Zero Waste Network is thrilled to announce it has received funding to roll out its Zero Waste Training project out nationally. The training aims to build capacity and knowledge of how to run community resource recovery enterprises. This is what ... More >>

Priority Product Announcement

Friday, 9 August 2019, 11:28 am | Zero Waste New Zealand

“The Zero Waste Network is pleased with the government’s work plan announced today to advance mandatory product stewardship of tyres, lithium batteries, agrichemicals, e-waste, refrigerants and packaging. While similar consultation processes have been ... More >>

Te Matatini aims for Zero Waste

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:38 am | Zero Waste New Zealand

“Zero Waste will be part and parcel of Te Matatini this week in the Hawke’s Bay. With the whole Māori nation excited about Te Matatini, Heretaunga is preparing for thousands of visitors enjoying the pinnacle event for Māori performing arts. Volunteers ... More >>

Zero Waste Week

Monday, 9 October 2006, 4:33 pm | Zero Waste New Zealand

The Zero Waste New Zealand Trust advises that for Zero Waste Week 2006, it has organised a 4 day South Island bus tour, Christchurch to Christchurch, which is visiting a number of enterprises where zero waste and recycling are actually happening! More >>

Zero Waste Bus Tour

Wednesday, 20 September 2006, 5:06 pm | Zero Waste New Zealand

Many Councils throughout New Zealand face the challenge of needing to reduce the volume of waste they are depositing in landfills. In mid-October, the Zero Waste Bus Tour will be visiting a number of towns throughout the South Island, as it takes ... More >>

Zero Waste and BioFuels

Wednesday, 6 September 2006, 10:00 am | Zero Waste New Zealand

The Zero Waste New Zealand Trust views with some alarm the indication that government is to proceed with its plans to use whey and tallow for the production of biodiesel and ethanol. The Zero Waste Trust believes that the inefficient use of these valuable ... More >>

New Zealand’s Glass Recycling Crisis

Thursday, 10 August 2006, 10:20 am | Zero Waste New Zealand

The Zero Waste New Zealand Trust is pleased to hear that glass manufacturer, Owens-Illinois of Ohio, is to proceed with its $78 million plant expansion at Penrose, Auckland. The plant will produce additional glass bottles to replace imported containers, and ... More >>

ZWNZ and Vita NZ announce a Foam Recycling Scheme

Thursday, 20 April 2006, 3:41 pm | Zero Waste New Zealand

Zero Waste New Zealand Limited and Vita New Zealand Ltd announce a Foam Recycling Scheme More >>

New Zealand’s Glass Recycling Crisis

Friday, 17 March 2006, 4:34 pm | Zero Waste New Zealand

Zero Waste New Zealand Trust is pleased to hear that the Glass Users Group of the Packaging Council has now been replaced by a new voluntary group – The Glass Packaging Forum. The Trust looks forward to a speedy resolution of the problem of what to do ... More >>

Glass recycling price plummet

Thursday, 7 April 2005, 12:53 am | Zero Waste New Zealand

New Zealand's glass recycling is in danger of plunging into crisis and growing glass stockpiles are about to blot the national landscape, zero waste leader Jo Knight said today. More >>

Christmas Cracker - Wrapping it up

Wednesday, 3 December 2003, 4:35 pm | Zero Waste New Zealand

The run up to Christmas is a long and drawn out affair and seems to take weeks of preparation … then the big day arrives and before you know it the living room floor is awash with wrapping paper. More >>

What About This To Preserve NZ's Image?

Friday, 28 November 2003, 8:18 pm | Zero Waste New Zealand

New Zealand uses approximately one billion plastic bags a year. The vast majority of these are imported. More >>

Zero Waste NZ calls for levy on plastic bags

Monday, 24 February 2003, 1:09 pm | Zero Waste New Zealand

Environmental group Zero Waste New Zealand is calling on the government to urgently impose a levy on plastic bags to highlight the growing rubbish mountains and prevent damaging the country’s 100 percent pure green image. More >>

 

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