The Mount Maunganui Primary School gardening groups have been busy preparing for the PiPs seedling and plant sale. Come along on 19th October from 10am – 12pm at the Arataki Community Centre and support our Mounties. All funds raised from
MythMost people believe disposable coffee cups can be recycled or composted. RealityThe mixture of plastic and paper in the lining makes them difficult to recycle; compostable cups can only be composted in high-heat, industrial composting facilities, not your backyard worm
Auckland-based GoodFor, which sells bulk products to customers who bring their own jars and boxes, is moving to Christchurch and opening a Wellington shop in November. GoodFor goes beyond the plastic bag ban and sells food and other household items
It may seem disgusting to dig through rubbish bins, but these Marlborough Girls College also say “It’s kind of disgusting to think how much food goes to waste.” The girls undertook an audit of all the waste generated by their
Auckland City Council takes you through their recycling system – item by item, bin by bin.
Check out the Voyage of Plastiki, a boat made entirely from recycled, and recyclable bottles.
Two mates turned a surf trip to Indonesia into a rubbish clean-up movement funded by the sale of bracelets made from recycled materials.
Patagonia’s Worn Wear initiative allows customers to have their goods repaired by the company, or trade them in to be recycled or resold for store credit.
The Story of Stuff explains how in the past three decades, we’ve lost one third of our natural resources to too much stuff.
There’s no reason why you can’t make your own reusable bags from recycled materials – a double win for the environment!
UK-based WRAP connects governments, businesses, communities, and individuals to reduce waste and support circular economy strategies.
Eight million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean each year. One way to reduce your impact is to just skip anything made of plastic.