Author: Liam & Hannah

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 […]

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

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

Key Points New Zealand has a piece of legislation that allows us to make policies to reduce our society’s wastefulness. It’s called the Waste Minimisation Act (WMA) and it was passed 10 years ago. The WMA makes it more expensive to throw rubbish out than […]

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

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 is not up to us alone; businesses and governments also need to step up. In New Zealand, the Waste […]

Be a Tirading Kiwi: An everyday New Zealander’s toolkit for advocating on waste minimisation issues

Be a Tirading Kiwi: An everyday New Zealander’s toolkit for advocating on waste minimisation issues

 Be a Tirading Kiwi is a resource by The Rubbish Trip to help support the public to advocate on waste minimisation issues so we can bring about change in New Zealand waste policy. We focus on waste problems in New Zealand for which there are […]

Energy Bars

Energy Bars

This post is part of our Easy, Waste-Busting Food and Drink Recipes resource. This page includes recipes for: “I Have Nothing in My Pantry and No Time to Spare” Muesli Bars (WF, OF, V+, RSF, can be NF) Muesli Bars/”Oaty Things” (WF, OF, V+, RSF, […]

Drinks

Drinks

This post is part of our Easy, Waste-Busting Food and Drink Recipes resource. This post shares recipes for: Tea and Infusions Dairy and non-dairy milks Ginger beer (coming soon…) Tea and Infusions Tea can be tricky in a zero waste lifestyle. Generally, we avoid teabags […]

Condiments, Spreads and Bread

Condiments, Spreads and Bread

This post is part of our Easy, Waste-Busting Food and Drink Recipes resource. This page includes recipes for: Vegemite/marmite alternative (GF, V+, OF, NF) Nut or seed butter (GF, V+, OF, can be NF) Sourdough Breadmaking (V+, OF, NF) Scroll down to find the recipe […]

Crackers

Crackers

This post is part of our Easy, Waste-Busting Food and Drink Recipes resource. This page includes recipes for: Crackers Pea Flour “Shapes” Crackers (GF, V+, NF) Oat Crackers (V+, NF) Walnut and Rice Flour Crackers (WF, V+, OF) Scroll down to find the recipe you’re […]