Month: October 2018

Greener than What?: the shortfalls of comparing milk packaging options within the disposability paradigm

Greener than What?: the shortfalls of comparing milk packaging options within the disposability paradigm

SPOTTED: this sign in a Chch grocery store yesterday, giving us a confused mixture of feels: pleased and disappointed. We’re pleased that this conversation is being had, but disappointed at how it’s communicated here.   We want to start by saying that we agree with […]

Zero Waste in Gisborne District/Te Tairāwhiti

Zero Waste in Gisborne District/Te Tairāwhiti

Photos in the feature image of Uawa Sewing Bee (left) and community-made reusable bags and beeswax wraps in Waiapu Kōkā Huhua (right). Thanks to Rawinia Kingi and Tina Ngata for kindly sharing with us. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, the creators of EcoSpot, for bringing our […]

The Rubbish Trip Has Gone Car-Free!

Since our decision in July this year to continue The Rubbish Trip beyond its initial one-year timeframe, we’ve been considering how to do this car-free. On the first Sunday of October 2018 we finally took the plunge, ditching “Fossy the Foss” and opting to continue […]