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Food Waste

WasteMINZ partners with NZ food waste organisation 12th November 2021

WasteMINZ partners with NZ food waste organisation

Waste Management Institute New Zealand has partnered with NZ Food Waste Champions 12.3 to reduce the amount of food thrown away.


Less food thrown away during lockdown – study 9th September 2021

Less food thrown away during lockdown – study

A study led by researchers from the University of Auckland has found that less food is thrown away during lockdown.


Govt invests $1.56m in food waste projects 23rd July 2021 /

Govt invests $1.56m in food waste projects

The government is pumping a total of $1.56m into five projects to help address food waste.


Global food waste “bigger than we thought” at 40% – report 22nd July 2021

Global food waste “bigger than we thought” at 40% – report

Over a billion tonnes more food is being wasted globally than previously estimated, according to a new report.


KiwiHarvest, Wanakup, Hilton score food waste funding 21st July 2021 /

KiwiHarvest, Wanakup, Hilton score food waste funding

Queenstown’s Hilton Hotel, perishable food rescuers KiwiHarvest and Wanaka reusable cup service Wanakup, were among nine applicants that would receive QLDC funding for waste reduction projects.


Biopak launches new composting network 2nd July 2021

Biopak launches new composting network

Sustainable packaging manufacturer BioPak has launched a new not-for-profit compost network which it says aims to provide a solution to doubling landfill levies.