Author: Liam & Hannah

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! […]

Preaching to “the Converted” #4: Heidi Horton

Preaching to “the Converted” #4: Heidi Horton

 Heidi Horton lives in Riversdale, a small Southland town, with her husband Matt, their dog and rabbit. Almost a year ago Heidi and Matt started thinking seriously about their lifestyle, their long term dreams and legacy. Their eyes were opened to new, different possibilities. And so began their journey to simple living, […]

Zero Waste in Dunedin City and Clutha District

Zero Waste in Dunedin City and Clutha District

This guide covers Dunedin City and Clutha District only. For other parts of the Otago Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in Otago homepage. We have combined the Dunedin City and Clutha District guides onto one page as we recognise that many people who live in Clutha […]

Zero Waste in Queenstown & Arrowtown

Zero Waste in Queenstown & Arrowtown

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