Recycling will always be part of the ongoing process of minimising waste and it’s our responsibility to make sure what can be recycled is recycled properly.
Recycling systems can only process recyclables that are clean – unwashed items can contaminate the recycling process. So take a moment to rinse food cans and glass jars before you pop them in the recycling bin.
Recycle at local collection points
Some plastic is processed in NZ which becomes part of other plastic products, such as drink bottles becoming meat trays. Much is exported for processing and further use.
Most soft plastic materials that are recycled are blended with other plastics to manufacture plastic fence posts, vegetable gardens and parking bumpers here in NZ.
E-waste collection points are opening up around NZ, they divert e-waste from landfills and recover valuable resources for recycling. The actual recycling happens overseas.
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