Helensville Deconstruction Project

Helensville Community Recycling Centre and Envision New Zealand staff are donning hard hats and tool belts for their new deconstruction project affectionately called “Helensville House to Tiny Castle Project” The initiative is a year long, five-stage project aiming to see if there is a business… More >

Auckland Inorganic Reuse People: Part One – Ernest Schwenke

Our Auckland Inorganic Reuse project gives us the opportunity to meet some great people doing some amazing things with reusable resources. We’ll be profiling a selection of the good sorts here.   “The man who moves a mountain, begins by carrying away small stones.” –… More >

Want a bottle deposit? Sign the petition

This month the Kiwi Bottle Drive is asking supporters and ZWN members to promote its petition calling on the government to introduce a bottle deposit scheme. The group plans to deliver the petition later on this year and it will be sending out a resource-kit… More >

On track for bottle deposits Aotearoa!

There’s been a lot going on in the zero waste movement over the last couple of months, including China’s new regulations on waste, supermarkets banning plastic bags and increased talk in the media about plastic waste, particularly bottle deposits. So it’s perfect that the Kiwi… More >