Liam & Hannah

28/05/2018

Zero Waste in Queenstown & Arrowtown

This guide covers Queenstown & Arrowtown only. For other parts of Queenstown-Lakes District, please refer to the Zero Waste in Queenstown-Lakes District homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing our guides to […]
28/05/2018

Zero Waste in Wanaka & Hawea

This guide covers Wanaka & Hawea only. For other parts of Queenstown-Lakes District, please refer to the Zero Waste in Queenstown-Lakes District homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing our guides to […]
28/05/2018

Zero Waste in Queenstown-Lakes District

This guide covers Queenstown-Lakes District only. For other parts of the Otago Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in Otago homepage. To make this guide more user-friendly, we’ve divided it […]
24/05/2018

Sometimes Smashing, Sometimes Crushing: The story of glass in New Zealand

Key points More and more consumers are looking to glass packaging as a more sustainable alternative to plastic. Glass has environmental benefits over plastic: it’s infinitely recyclable, […]
22/05/2018

Zero Waste in Central Otago District

This guide covers Central Otago District only. For other parts of the Otago Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in Otago homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for […]
16/05/2018

Keeping Food Nude, Local and Free: there’s more to zero waste than packaging-free stores

Contrary to popular belief, zero waste living is not all about shopping at hipster packaging-free stores. Yes, packaging-free stores can be pretty exciting when you’ve gone […]
14/05/2018

Zero Waste in Otago

Otago is a great region for living low-waste, whether it’s the legacy of Wanaka Wastebusters (which spreads far and wide), the amazing range of low-waste shopping […]
14/05/2018

Zero Waste in Waitaki District

This guide covers Waitaki District only. For other parts of the Otago Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in Otago homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude […]
27/04/2018

Zero Waste in Canterbury

Canterbury is a mighty region with zero waste options galore. To make this regional shopping guide manageable, we have divided it into geographical areas. If you […]
27/04/2018

Zero Waste in Mid-Canterbury

This guide covers Mid-Canterbury only. For the rest of the Canterbury region, please refer to the Zero Waste in Canterbury homepage. . . Our heartfelt gratitude to Sugarcube Studios, for bringing […]
15/04/2018

Have Your Say When Councils Talk Trash: Waste Management and Minimisation Plans

Key Points The Waste Minimisation Act 2008 requires city/district councils to produce a Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP) and to review it every six years […]
08/04/2018

Beverage Containers: A better fate than litter and landfill

*** This post was updated in October 2019 to reflect policy developments *** Key points In New Zealand we use 2.23 billion beverage containers a year. […]