Author: Liam & Hannah

Zero Waste on the West Coast

Zero Waste on the West Coast

The West Coast’s dispersed geography presents a larger challenge to low-waste living than many other parts of the country. Outside of Westport and Greymouth, access to bulk bin stores is minimal and smaller communities some distance from these towns could really benefit from co-ops to help […]

Zero Waste in Buller District

Zero Waste in Buller District

This guide covers Buller district only. For other parts of the West Coast Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in the West Coast Region homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for food, drink, kitchen and food packaging, cleaning products and bathroom […]

Zero Waste in Grey and Westland Districts

Zero Waste in Grey and Westland Districts

This guide covers Grey and Westland districts only. For other parts of the West Coast Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in the West Coast Region homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for food, drink, kitchen and food packaging, cleaning products […]

Sweet Treats

Sweet Treats

This post is part of our Easy, Waste-Busting Food and Drink Recipes resource. This page includes recipes for: Your Favourite Cake to a Winning Formula (can be V+, can be OF, can be NF, can be RSF) Anzac Cookies (coming soon…) Lemon Coconut Cookies (coming soon…) Scroll […]

Use Whose Containers? The Legality of BYO containers for Food Purchases in New Zealand

Use Whose Containers? The Legality of BYO containers for Food Purchases in New Zealand

Key Points Bringing your own containers to food outlets that sell unpackaged food is a great way to reduce waste. Most food retailers in NZ accept BYO containers, but there are some that do not (including major supermarkets), citing hygiene/food safety laws. The Food Act […]

Zero Waste in Wairarapa

Zero Waste in Wairarapa

This guide covers Wairarapa only. For other parts of the Greater Wellington Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in the Greater Wellington Region homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for food, drink, kitchen and food packaging, cleaning products and […]

Zero Waste in Hutt Valley

Zero Waste in Hutt Valley

This guide covers Hutt Valley only. For other parts of the Greater Wellington Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in the Greater Wellington Region homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for food, drink, kitchen and food packaging, cleaning products […]

Zero Waste on the Kāpiti Coast

Zero Waste on the Kāpiti Coast

This guide covers the Kāpiti Coast only. For other parts of the Greater Wellington Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in the Greater Wellington Region homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for food, drink, kitchen and food packaging, cleaning products […]

Zero Waste in Wellington City

Zero Waste in Wellington City

This guide covers Wellington City only. For other parts of the Greater Wellington Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in the Greater Wellington Region homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for food, drink, kitchen and food packaging, cleaning products […]

Zero Waste in Southland

Zero Waste in Southland

This guide covers the entire Southland region. For ease of reference though, we’ve arranged the list by geographical areas – from Gore to Lumsden, down to Winton, Invercargill, Riverton, Rakiura/Stewart Island and then over to Te Anau – so scroll down if you’re looking for businesses and services in those areas specifically! […]