Liam & Hannah

12/11/2019

Waste-to-Energy: Sending Zero Waste Up in Flames

Key Points Waste-to-energy incineration proposals for municipal solid waste are popping up around NZ. Regardless of what waste-to-energy proponents claim, burning rubbish is not zero waste. […]
02/11/2019

Turning a Blind Eye: Backyard burying and burning of rubbish in New Zealand

This post is part of The Rubbish Guilt-Trip series. Before you read on, we recommend reading the initial post (if you haven’t already), which describes our intention […]
27/10/2019

The Rubbish Guilt-Trip: Two No-Waste Nomads Get Blunt with People

The Rubbish Guilt-Trip is a category on our website specifically for posts on thornier, possibly controversial, issues, and how they relate to zero waste. Many of these topics are […]
10/10/2019

6-monthly transport footprint (5 April 2019 – 5 October 2019)

A year has passed since we gave up our car – woah! Can you believe it, but we’re still managing to move around/survive/do a fulltime roadshow […]
07/10/2019

Hey man, where are you? The underrepresentation of men in the world of zero waste

  Liam here – usually, The Rubbish Trip’s posts are co-authored, and although both Hannah and I are interested in this issue, I wanted to share […]
26/08/2019

Demystifying the Govt consultation on Proposed Priority Products and Product Stewardship Scheme Guidelines

The Government is proposing to regulate a whole bunch of problematic wasteful items (finally) and they’re consulting on it RIGHT NOW. Submissions close on Friday 4 […]
19/08/2019

Zero Waste in South Canterbury

This guide covers South Canterbury only. For other parts of the Canterbury Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in Canterbury homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing our guides to […]
17/08/2019

Zero Waste in Golden Bay

This guide covers Golden Bay only. For other parts of the Tasman District, or for Nelson City, please refer to the Zero Waste in the Nelson-Tasman Region Homepage. […]
08/08/2019

Sh*t Just Got Real! Government Consulting on Product Stewardship

Everyone! Sh*t just got real!  On Friday 9 August 2019, Minister Eugenie Sage MP announced the Government will be consulting on a proposal to declare a range […]
07/08/2019

Zero Waste in Northern Auckland

This guide covers Northern Auckland only. For other areas of Auckland, please refer to the Zero Waste in the Auckland Region post. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing […]
07/08/2019

Zero Waste in Eastern Auckland

This guide covers Eastern Auckland only. For other areas of Auckland, please refer to the Zero Waste in the Auckland Region post. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for […]
08/07/2019

Preaching to “the Converted” #9: Jess Ettridge & Family

We (Jess, Corey, Ivy and Calvin) chose to make Nelson our home after moving from Perth. We’re loving exploring our new backyard and becoming part of […]