Month: April 2018

Zero Waste in Canterbury

Zero Waste in Canterbury

Canterbury is a mighty region with zero waste options galore. To make this regional shopping guide manageable, we have divided it into geographical areas. If you shop around the region you may wish to click between different parts of the region to see what’s available. […]

Zero Waste in Mid and South Canterbury

Zero Waste in Mid and South Canterbury

This guide covers Mid and South Canterbury only. For the rest of the Canterbury region, please click here. This guide is divided into THREE geographical sections (scroll through to the area you are interested in): Ashburton District Timaru District Mackenzie District All our regional guides cover as many […]

Have Your Say When Councils Talk Trash: Waste Management and Minimisation Plans

Have Your Say When Councils Talk Trash: Waste Management and Minimisation Plans

Key Points The Waste Minimisation Act 2008 requires city/district councils to produce a Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP) and to review it every six years (sections 43 and 50). In these 6-yearly reviews, councils have to explain the waste situation in their district/city (called […]

Beverage Containers: A better fate than litter and landfill

Beverage Containers: A better fate than litter and landfill

Key points In New Zealand we use 2.23 billion beverage containers a year. Only 40% are recycled. The rest get landfilled or become land and marine litter. A container deposit scheme (CDS) – where people can redeem a 10c deposit on any empty beverage container they […]

Zero Waste in South Christchurch

Zero Waste in South Christchurch

This guide covers South Christchurch businesses only. For other parts of Christchurch or to read about city-wide council and community services, or city-wide shopping options, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for […]

Zero Waste in North Christchurch

Zero Waste in North Christchurch

This guide covers North Christchurch businesses only. For other parts of Christchurch or to read about city-wide council and community services, or city-wide shopping options, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for […]

Zero Waste in West Christchurch

Zero Waste in West Christchurch

This guide covers West Christchurch businesses only. For other parts of Christchurch or to read about city-wide council and community services, or city-wide shopping options, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for […]

Zero Waste in East Christchurch

Zero Waste in East Christchurch

This guide covers East Christchurch businesses only. For other parts of Christchurch or to read about city-wide council and community services, or city-wide shopping options, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could […]

Zero Waste in Christchurch Central

Zero Waste in Christchurch Central

This guide covers Christchurch Central businesses only. For other parts of Christchurch or to read about city-wide council and community services, or city-wide shopping options, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for […]

Zero Waste in Christchurch City

Zero Waste in Christchurch City

This guide covers Christchurch City only. For the rest of the Canterbury region, please click here. Christchurch is simply amazing for zero waste living. We have dubbed it the Zero Waste Capital of New Zealand. Apart from the impressive array of stores and businesses offering consumers low-waste […]