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Supermarkets take out Worst Packaging Award – again!

Saturday, 9 November 2013, 12:48 pm | Unpackit Awards

For the second year running supermarkets have been voted as the worst packagers in the country – with the Unpackit Worst Packaging Award going to Countdown, owned by Progressive Enterprises. More >>

Cash4Good Launched For Schools and Community Groups

Friday, 10 May 2013, 9:35 am | Unpackit Awards

The Unpackit Awards are today launching a new competition for schools and community groups, to get people talking about packaging waste and how to bring home less rubbish. More >>

Funding for Unpackit Awards to keep heat on bad packaging

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 11:31 am | Unpackit Awards

Wanaka Wastebusters are delighted to announce that the Unpackit Awards will be run again in 2013 to find the country’s best and worst packaging in terms of its impact on the environment. More >>

Worst Packaging Award for 2012 goes to….Foodstuffs

Saturday, 9 June 2012, 1:50 pm | Unpackit Awards

Foodstuffs have won Unpackit’s 2012 Worst Packaging Award for putting vegetables on polystyrene meat-trays and wrapping them in plastic. More >>

Phenomenal Support for Unpackit Awards Fundraising

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 2:23 pm | Unpackit Awards

Schools and not-for-profit community groups and sporting organisations are leaping on an opportunity to raise money while helping to raise awareness of packaging waste. More >>

Best and Worst Packaging Award Finalists Released

Monday, 20 February 2012, 10:09 am | Unpackit Awards

The finalists in the 2012 Unpackit Packaging Awards have been announced today. Unpackit spokesperson Gina Dempster said it had been a tough process choosing the 16 finalists from 215 nominations, but the team was confident that the finalists represent the ... More >>

Nominations for Unpackit Awards close Friday

Wednesday, 8 February 2012, 1:45 pm | Unpackit Awards

Nominations for the Unpackit Packaging Awards are rolling in before the nominations close on Friday, with the Worst Packaging category proving the most popular. More >>

Potatopak wins NZ Best Packaging Award

Friday, 6 May 2011, 12:00 pm | Unpackit Awards

A compostable take-away container made in Blenheim from waste potato starch has won the 2011 Unpackit Award for New Zealand’s best packaging. The Unpackit Worst Packaging Award for the worst packaging sold in New Zealand stores has been won by Sunsweet ... More >>