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Vote for change on plastic bags

September 29th, 2017

Research is finding that tiny bits of plastic are spread all through our world: in salt, tap water and sand. We need to rethink our use of disposable plastics – and you can help. New World are asking people whether …more

Jobs, jobs, jobs

August 1st, 2017

We’re looking for enthusiastic, friendly, hardworking people with a sense of humour to join the Wasties crew! Back yard recycling team – processing Short-term and long-term staff wanted to help sort and process recycling to high quality standards. Part-time and …more

Honey wraps

July 28th, 2017

What could be nicer than doing a bit of craft on a wintery afternoon? How about making your own honey wraps and never having to use plastic wrap again? Plastic Bag Free Wanaka have written down the instructions to make …more

Plastic Free July

June 28th, 2017

Plastic Free July is a chance to challenge yourself to give up single use plastic. There’s no such thing as failing – only learning – so don’t be afraid to have a go. If you’re new to avoiding single use …more

Plastic Free July

June 28th, 2017

Plastic Free July is a chance to challenge yourself to give up single use plastic. There’s no such thing as failing – only learning – so don’t be afraid to have a go. You can sign up at thePlastic Free …more

Making cents

June 15th, 2017

You know that bit on the back of the bottle about getting a 10c refund in South Australia? Well, there’s a new campaign to get a recycling refund system here in New Zealand too. The Great Kiwi Bottle Drive wants to bring …more

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