Author: Liam & Hannah

Zero Waste in Eastern Bay of Plenty (Ōpōtiki, Whakatāne, and Kawerau Districts)

Zero Waste in Eastern Bay of Plenty (Ōpōtiki, Whakatāne, and Kawerau Districts)

This guide covers Eastern Bay of Plenty districts (Ōpōtiki, Whakatāne, and Kawerau) only. For other parts of the Bay of Plenty Region, please refer to the Bay of Plenty Regional Shopping Guide homepage. NB: All our regional guides cover as many low-waste options as we could find for food, […]

Citrus All-Purpose Cleaning Spray

Citrus All-Purpose Cleaning Spray

Keen for a DIY all-purpose cleaning spray that is super budget but isn’t just straight white vinegar? We were too, so that’s why we started making all-purpose citrus spray! All you need is left over peels from several citrus fruit (any citrus fruit will do, or a […]

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

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) Lemon Coconut Cookies Anzac Cookies (coming soon…) Scroll down to […]

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 […]