Kiwi Recycling News

Plastics and recycling – time to get organised

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While Kiwi shoppers have embraced the ban on single-use plastic bags, major businesses here are now working hard on long term solutions. There’s an urgent need to rethink and redesign the products we make together with their packaging.

Soft plastic recycling resumes in Christchurch

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Special recycling bins for plastic wrappers and bags have returned to four Countdown supermarkets and seven The Warehouse stores across Christchurch. More locations including New World stores will join the programme over the coming weeks.

Taupō District brings back recycling for number 5 plastics

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From February 1, Taupō residents can recycle number 5 plastics, along with plastics number 1 and 2. Broadly speaking, number 5 plastics include yogurt containers, cereal box liners, plastic bottle tops and kitchenware such as disposable plates, cups, and cutlery.

Sam O’Dea with students Cassidy Cooper, Layla McKinstry, Coco Edwards and Alpha Rae-Flick.

Athlete’s surprise visit a highlight for students

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Students who have been promoting RecycleKiwi at their school had a big surprise when Commonwealth Games athlete Sam O’Dea popped in. Sam decided to see for himself how youngsters at Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery in central Christchurch have fully embraced

Principals are quick on the draw as RecycleKiwi packs handed out

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Senior teachers got some hands-on experience of CrestClean’s new education initiative that teaches kids about recycling. Spread over two separate days, members of the West Auckland Principals and the North Shore Principals’ Association attended a leadership day at Kumeu. During

Naresh Mani presents a RecycleKiwi pack to Leanne Hanna, Principal's PA/Office Manager at Red Beach School.

School embraces RecycleKiwi as resources rolled out

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CrestClean’s RecycleKiwi programme has really struck a chord with teachers at an Auckland school. After a RecycleKiwi resource pack was delivered to Red Beach School a “thank you” card was left for CrestClean business owner Naresh Mani, who takes care