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Thousands Support Petition Heading To Parliament Calling For Reuse, Not Single-use, For Takeaways

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 9:43 am | Takeaway Throwaways

Anti-waste organisation Takeaway Throwaways will deliver a petition to Parliament on Thursday 12 May, calling on the Government to ban throwaway serviceware for food and drink takeaways and to commit policy and investment to getting accessible reuse ... More >>

Wastefree Waterfront Launches In Wellington For Use Your Own Cup Day

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 8:23 am | Takeaway Throwaways

Friday 11 December is national Use Your Own Cup Day. A day to say no to single-use cups, to make time to sit down and stay at your favourite café, or to grab your coffee ‘to-go’ in your own keep cup, glass jar or ‘World’s Best Dad’ mug. ... More >>

Govt Proposal To Ban Wide Range Of Single-use Plastic Items World-leading, Says Takeaway Throwaways

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 8:52 am | Takeaway Throwaways

Takeaway Throwaways applauds this morning’s announcement by Associate Minister Eugenie Sage, proposing phase-outs of a wide range of single-use plastics. Items targeted include multiple serviceware products - from bowls, plates, straws, stirrers, ... More >>

Fast-food companies must take responsibility for packaging

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 3:51 pm | Takeaway Throwaways

High street, fast-food packaging is on many people’s minds following the re-opening of hospitality outlets and drive-thrus across New Zealand under Alert Level 3. More >>

We can navigate COVID-19 without resorting to disposables

Monday, 16 March 2020, 4:00 pm | Takeaway Throwaways

Some cafes across New Zealand have started rejecting customers’ reusable cups for takeaway coffee as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Zero waste advocates are concerned that such moves could undo recent advances in the uptake ... More >>




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