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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 >>