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Thursday 21 October 2021

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Govt seeks refining food production ideas in waste consultation 18th October 2021 /

Govt seeks refining food production ideas in waste consultation

The government is seeking feedback on proposals for a new waste strategy and options for legislation.


Meadow Fresh makes recycled plastic moves for milk bottle 12th October 2021 /

Meadow Fresh makes recycled plastic moves for milk bottle

Goodman Fielder is reducing the amount of virgin plastic originating from Meadow Fresh brand milk bottles by including recycled plastic content in its containers.


Synlait Swappa Bottle supermarket pilot starts 5th October 2021 /

Synlait Swappa Bottle supermarket pilot starts

Consumer demand and the bedding down of new processes will dictate the next steps following the four-week trial.


Cadbury claims recycled plastic packaging first 22nd September 2021 /

Cadbury claims recycled plastic packaging first

The new part-recycled packaging for Cadbury Dairy Milk family blocks will hit New Zealand shelves next year.


Govt urged to implement beverage container return scheme 22nd September 2021

Govt urged to implement beverage container return scheme

The Kiwi Bottle Drive has launched an ad campaign to encourage the government to immediately implement a beverage container return scheme.


Beverage cartons, coffee cups recycler secures funding 21st September 2021 /

Beverage cartons, coffee cups recycler secures funding

Kiwi company saveBOARD has secured a A$1.74m grant from the Australian and New South Wales governments to set-up a A$5m facility that will turn packaging waste such as used beverage cartons and coffee cups into building materials.


Wellington meat trays sorted 2nd August 2021 /

Wellington meat trays sorted

Wellington City Council’s recycling facility now has an optical sorter, capable of diverting over seven million meat and other clear plastic trays from the region’s landfills and overseas processors each year.


Again Again preps version 2.0 for trial 21st July 2021 /

Again Again preps version 2.0 for trial

Think you know reusable takeaway coffee cup company Again Again? Think again (again).


Southern hemisphere silicone recycling scheme first 12th May 2021

Southern hemisphere silicone recycling scheme first

A new silicone recycling scheme, said to be a first for the southern hemisphere, has been launched by eco friendly product retailer Much Cupboard.