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Kiwi Ingenuity To Solve Glass Recycling Quandary

Friday, 18 December 2020, 11:50 am | Glass Packaging Forum

A Hawke’s Bay company’s good old Kiwi ingenuity and practicality is paving the way for improving recycling at council retirement villages, and possibly in the hospitality industry too. It has also earned attention and $20,000 of grant funding from glass ... More >>

The Path For Improved Glass Recycling Is Clear

Friday, 28 August 2020, 6:15 am | Glass Packaging Forum

The Glass Packaging Forum’s long-standing advocacy for separate kerbside glass collections has been backed by a recent report from WasteMINZ. The Recommendations for standardisation of kerbside collections in Aotearoa report, prepared for the ... More >>

The Kiwi Bottle Drive Accusation Of “vested Interests” Disappointing - GPF

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 3:39 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

The Glass Packaging Forum Is Disappointed But Unsurprised To See The Kiwi Bottle Drive Attacking The Glass Packaging Forum’s Record On Improving Glass Recycling In New Zealand.Since the GPF was formed in 2006, there has been a 28% increase in ... More >>

COVID-19 pandemic exposes flaw in recycling system

Friday, 17 April 2020, 4:04 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

Christchurch City Council’s decision to ask residents not to stockpile recyclables and send it to landfill is a result of the wasteful collection method used, says the Glass Packaging Forum (GPF). More >>

Grant Keeps South Island Glass Recycling On The Up

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 1:03 pm | Glass Packaging Forum

  South Island glass recycling has been given a boost after the Glass Packaging Forum helped upgrade the 5R Solutions hub in Christchurch. The Forum funded a grant of just over $11,500 for the construction of storage bunkers at 5R Solution’s new ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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