18th October 2021 Recycling / Waste
The government is seeking feedback on proposals for a new waste strategy and options for legislation.
Goodman Fielder is reducing the amount of virgin plastic originating from Meadow Fresh brand milk bottles by including recycled plastic content in its containers.
Consumer demand and the bedding down of new processes will dictate the next steps following the four-week trial.
The new part-recycled packaging for Cadbury Dairy Milk family blocks will hit New Zealand shelves next year.
The Kiwi Bottle Drive has launched an ad campaign to encourage the government to immediately implement a beverage container return scheme.
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 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.
Think you know reusable takeaway coffee cup company Again Again? Think again (again).
A new silicone recycling scheme, said to be a first for the southern hemisphere, has been launched by eco friendly product retailer Much Cupboard.