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Government Takes Action On Potent Greenhouse Gases

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 5:53 am | 3R Group

Fridges contain synthetic refrigerant gases which can be thousands of times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas  New Zealand has taken action on tackling one of the leading causes of climate change with Government (29 July) ... More >>

Tyre industry welcomes priority product proposal

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:28 am | 3R Group

Millions of tyres piled around New Zealand are set to become a thing of the past with the announcement of a Government proposal to regulate stewardship of end-of-life tyres. More >>

Regulated stewardship proposed for potent greenhouse gas

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:24 am | 3R Group

New Zealand has taken a significant step towards tackling climate change with the announcement today by the Government that consultation is being undertaken to declare synthetic refrigerant gases a priority product under the Waste Minimisation Act 2018. More >>

Minister’s priority product announcement “groundbreaking”

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:14 am | 3R Group

Government’s announcement that it will begin consulting on a plan to make multiple industries accountable for their products and packaging at end of life is groundbreaking, but long overdue, for New Zealand. More >>

Taking on one of the biggest causes of climate change

Monday, 22 July 2019, 8:22 am | 3R Group

A project has begun in New Zealand for the refrigerants industry to tackle one of the most potent, but least known causes of climate change. More >>

Call to end lubricant packaging waste

Friday, 22 June 2018, 11:13 am | 3R Group

Major lubricant industry brands are calling on importers and distributors in the market to join them in tackling the issue of millions of lubricant packages being discarded every year. More >>

Industry ready to tackle New Zealand’s waste tyre problem

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 1:31 pm | 3R Group

New Zealand’s tyre industry says it is ready to make mandatory stewardship for end of life tyres a reality, it just needs Government to get on board. More >>

Child car seat recycling a sign of things to come

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 2:25 pm | 3R Group

Child car seat recycling a sign of things to come Untitled release Just a few years ago there weren’t many people who would think it was possible to recycle a child car seat, much less have an option to actually do so. However, since the trial and ... More >>

Moves to declare end of life tyres a priority product

Friday, 18 May 2018, 2:26 pm | 3R Group

New Zealand has edged one step closer to solving its ever-mounting problem with end of life tyres. More >>

Trial aims to kick car bumper waste to the curb

Monday, 19 March 2018, 3:40 pm | 3R Group

The practice of sending hundreds of thousands of car bumpers to the dump may become a thing of the past in New Zealand, with work underway to start a recycling programme. More >>

Second sweep of the Great DDT Muster gathers pace

Monday, 19 February 2018, 12:02 pm | 3R Group

A nationwide initiative to rid New Zealand of banned pesticides like DDT is gaining momentum as farmers turn over tonnes of the dangerous chemicals for safe disposal. More >>

Child car seat recycling to benefit Upper Hutt Playcentre

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 1:02 pm | 3R Group

People recycling their expired or damaged child car seats will not only help the environment but an Upper Hutt Playcentre too, with $5 set to be donated for every seat brought in for recycling. More >>

Great DDT Muster Off to a Weighty Start

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:51 pm | 3R Group

The collection of 2.3 tonnes of banned and highly toxic pesticides from a single farm continues to surprise, a chemical expert says. More >>

Last chance for free DDT Muster

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 4:53 pm | 3R Group

Farmers are being urged to check sheds and chemical stores for DDT or other banned pesticides as The Great DDT Muster does a final sweep of the country. More >>

Higher levy would cut waste and create work

Monday, 3 July 2017, 11:33 am | 3R Group

Increasing the waste levy will significantly reduce the high volume of waste being sent to landfill and help create jobs, says recycling specialists 3R Group Ltd. More >>

Collaboration urgently required on tyre solution says 3R

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 4:20 pm | 3R Group

New Zealand’s track record with end-of-life tyres is littered with good intentions, dubious science and failed investments according to Adele Rose of 3R Group, leaders of the government-funded Tyrewise project. More >>

Product Stewardship accreditation for programme managers

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 10:06 am | 3R Group

National leaders in product stewardship development 3R Group has added another accolade to its impressive CV with a paint recycling programme under its management gaining Product Stewardship accreditation. More >>