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Government Fails On Plastic Pollution

Monday, 24 June 2024, 10:55 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

As Plastic Free July approaches, the Ministry for the Environment is indicating that the long-awaited third phase of plastics phase-outs has been put on hold. Even if the government decides to go ahead with them again, the start date has been postponed ... More >>

Celebrate International Zero Waste Day - Saturday 30 March

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 11:02 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

The second annual International Day of Zero Waste is happening on Saturday 30 March 2024. Zero Waste Network Aotearoa is inviting everyone across the country to be part of the One Day Waste-Free Challenge to celebrate the day. “The One Day Waste-Free ... More >>

Beverage Industry Lobbies To Kill Off Waste And Climate Solution

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 10:30 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

“The only people benefiting from our broken system of dealing with New Zealand’s 2+ billion drink containers each year is the beverage industry. It is unacceptable that corporate lobbying at the Beehive is holding back a simple container return ... More >>

Dumping Returns Scheme Makes No Sense

Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 12:48 pm | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

“The decision to abandon a beverage container return scheme is based on a false economy that allows big polluters to continue to dump their products into the environment at the cost of ratepayers and local councils,” said Zero Waste Network spokesperson ... More >>

Shock At Reconvening Of Manawatū Waste-to-energy Hearing

Monday, 13 March 2023, 5:30 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

“The decision to have three more days of resource consent hearings for Bioplant’s Feilding waste-to-energy proposal is shocking. All of the Council’s independent experts have urged the consent be declined, and the engineering basics of the project ... More >>

Cultural Impact Assessment Crucial On Incinerator Proposal

Monday, 23 January 2023, 5:32 pm | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

“The Zero Waste Network Aotearoa strongly supports the decision by ECAN and Waimate District Council to return to SIRRL the company’s application for resource consent to build a massive waste incinerator due to the lack of a Cultural Impact Assessment ... More >>

Zero Waste Welcomes Announcement On Container Return

Sunday, 13 March 2022, 6:52 pm | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

Container Return Scheme “We are thrilled about today’s container return scheme (CRS) announcement. We congratulate the Minister on the work he and his team at the Ministry for the Environment have done. We've advocated for a CRS for 20 years. It ... More >>

Reduce Waste To Reduce Emissions

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 8:54 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

“Waste reduction, reuse and resource recovery will become mainstream in New Zealand as we commit to being carbon neutral by 2050” says Sue Coutts of the Zero Waste Network. “The Climate Commission’s draft report recognises the key role that ... More >>

Fighting The Bad, Designing The Good

Sunday, 8 November 2020, 4:11 pm | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

Campaigning to stop waste incinerators and the beauty and functionality of zero waste design wrapped up the final day of Our Zero Waste World Summit , a free international digital conference hosted by the Zero Waste Network. “Zero waste focuses on creating ... More >>

Zero Waste, Community & Technology Inbox

Saturday, 7 November 2020, 8:58 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

The importance of community-based approaches and the application of technology to zero waste are the focus of day four of Our Zero Waste World Summit , a free international digital conference hosted by the Zero Waste Network. “We are so pleased to feature ... More >>

Creating A Society Based On Zero Waste

Friday, 6 November 2020, 8:09 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

Creating a culture and society that is zero waste is the focus of today’s Our Zero Waste World Summit , a free digital conference hosted by the Zero Waste Network Aotearoa. “The current ‘take-make-waste’ economic system isn’t working and ... More >>

Organics Feature On Day Two Of Zero Waste Conference

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 8:07 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

The second day of Our Zero Waste World Summit , a free international digital conference hosted by the Zero Waste Network, focuses on the crucially important issue of organic waste with two compelling panels, one featuring international perspectives and one ... More >>

Our Zero Waste World Summit Kicks Off

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 7:57 am | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

Today marks the start of Our Zero Waste World Summit , a free international digital conference hosted by the Zero Waste Network highlighting zero waste success stories and discussing hard truths, as well as exploring local and global perspectives on ... More >>

Our Zero Waste World Summit Programme Launched

Monday, 19 October 2020, 2:06 pm | Zero Waste Network Aotearoa

The Zero Waste Network Aotearoa is today launching the full programme for the Our Zero Waste World Summit , a five-day celebration of zero waste people, projects and design from all over the world that runs from 4-8 November. “This is a free, digital ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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