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18/11/2017

Bigger than Litter

A general announcement that we are foraying into the land of Instagram to launch a new series called Bigger than Litter, which aims to unpick some […]
07/11/2017

Zero Waste in the Auckland Region

Auckland! What can we say, other than we were virtually falling over low-waste shopping solutions wherever we went in this city… Auckland’s a big place, full […]
31/10/2017

Preaching to “the Converted” # 3: Ashlee Beaumont

Ashlee Beaumont is a Wellingtonian at heart, and is currently studying computer science. If she could have it her way, she would be studying a thousand […]
19/10/2017

Podcast 8: Carrie and Jay: Inspire Wellness Whangamatā

  On the eastern coast of Coromandel, in a town called Whangamatā, Carrie and Jay have opened Inspire Wellness – a yoga studio, an organic shop […]
13/10/2017

Regional Zero Waste Shopping Guides and Map

Before we do a talk anywhere in Aotearoa New Zealand, we always take time to suss out the local area and ask ourselves, “if we lived […]
01/10/2017

Zero Waste on the Coromandel Peninsula (including Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki Districts)

This guide covers the Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki districts only. For other districts in the Waikato Region, please refer to the Zero Waste in the Waikato Region post. . […]
30/09/2017

Podcast 7: Phil McCabe: Solscape and Kiwis Against Seabed Mining

  Phil McCabe is the co-founder and chief executive of Solscape, an eco-accommodation in Raglan featuring unique, alternative buildings, yoga, clean eating, surf instruction and organically […]
25/09/2017

Preaching to “the Converted” #2: Rosie Morrison & Plastic Free Flatties

Rosie Morrison lives in Wellington and is in her first year studying to be a paramedic at Whitireia Polytechnic. When she’s not learning about CPR and […]
21/09/2017

Podcast 6: Robert Scott: Reclaimed Timber Traders

  Back in July 2017, The Rubbish Trip interviewed Robert Scott of Reclaimed Timber Traders, an incredible organisation in Palmerston North that rescues timber that would […]
19/09/2017

Preaching to “the Converted” #1: Rachel Benefield

The first post in our “Preaching to ‘the Converted‘” series features Kāpiti Coast local artist, Rachel Benefield. Back in April 2017, Rachel attended our talk in […]
14/09/2017

Launching ‘A Waste of Time?: Preaching to the Converted’

For over a year now we have been running public presentations on how individuals can reduce their household rubbish. If we had a $1 for every […]
12/09/2017

Zero Waste in the Bay of Plenty

Living without a rubbish bin is certainly possible in the Bay of Plenty (though in some parts it’s certainly more doable than others). Overall we were […]