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.
The average Kiwi family wastes three trollies of food per year. There are so many smart ways to reduce what you scrape off your plate.
Not quite ready to be completely plastic-free? You can still use this checklist to get started and track the impacts of reducing your waste.
Cut down on paper going into the bin by reusing it as notepads. All you need to do is collect the used paper and find a bit of cardboard. For tools, it’s just alligator clips and rubber cement – or
Join your local community towards Zero Waste, find helpful resources, host a waste-free event, connect with campaigns and much more.
Could you be waste-free for one whole day? What about a week or a month? – Join people from all around the world and take the Plastic Free July Challenge.
Recycling is important, but it isn’t always the answer: much of our recycling is sent overseas where it isn’t always recycled properly…or at all.
After discovering that some Wellington restaurants were giving out more than 800 straws per week, a stretch of waterfront businesses banned them.
For years, New Zealand shipped all of its recycling to China, but in 2017, China started turning it away in order to clean up it’s own environmental issues.