April 2018

27/04/2018

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 […]
27/04/2018

Zero Waste in Mid-Canterbury

This guide covers Mid-Canterbury only. For the rest of the Canterbury region, please refer to the Zero Waste in Canterbury homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing […]
15/04/2018

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 […]
08/04/2018

Beverage Containers: A better fate than litter and landfill

*** This post was updated in October 2019 to reflect policy developments *** Key points In New Zealand we use 2.23 billion beverage containers a year. […]
08/04/2018

Zero Waste in South Christchurch (including Banks Peninsula)

This guide covers South Christchurch and Banks Peninsula only. For other parts of Christchurch, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing […]
08/04/2018

Zero Waste in North Christchurch

This guide covers North Christchurch only. For other parts of Christchurch, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing our guides […]
08/04/2018

Zero Waste in West Christchurch

This guide covers West Christchurch only. For other parts of Christchurch, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing our guides […]
08/04/2018

Zero Waste in East Christchurch

This guide covers East Christchurch businesses only. For other parts of Christchurch, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing […]
08/04/2018

Zero Waste in Christchurch Central

This guide covers Christchurch Central only. For other parts of Christchurch, please refer to the Zero Waste in Christchurch City homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing our guides […]
08/04/2018

Zero Waste in Christchurch City and Banks Peninsula

This guide covers Christchurch City and Banks Peninsula only. For the rest of the Canterbury region, please click here. Christchurch is simply amazing for zero waste living. We’ve […]
04/04/2018

No More Time to Waste: Getting Action under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008!

*** This post was most recently updated on October 2019 to reflect recent waste policy developments*** Key Points New Zealand has a piece of legislation that allows […]
04/04/2018

Is this out of my hands?: The role of the individual in waste policy change

Key points As individuals we have an important role to play in reducing society’s waste by making changes in our own lives. However, societal waste reduction […]