The case for CDS is getting stronger

Auckland Council has commissioned a cost-benefit analysis on the economic impacts of implementing a container deposit system in New Zealand. The report finds: That the benefits of a container deposit scheme are three to six times greater than the costs, with a national benefit between… More >

Spotlight on ocean pollution

Several important things are happening that will help highlight the problem of ocean plastics in Aotearoa and the Pacific. A research foundation set up by Captain Charles Moore after the discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch – The Algalita Marine Research Foundation – are… More >

Resource Recovery Training

Our new training programme kicked off this month in Auckland, hosted by MPHS at their recycling shop at the Waitakere Transfer Station. The two-day course covers zero waste concepts and theory, as well as . We had a great response from participants who said the… More >

Compost time in Raglan

Update on the Raglan foodwaste collection project: In August 2017 Xtreme Zero Waste rolled out Raglan’s kerbside foodwaste collection. The Xtreme team are really impressed with the uptake of the service both in terms of numbers of households contributing and the way people are following… More >

Marty is awesome!

Our chairman, Marty Hoffart, has been honoured for his service to the community at the Kiwibank Local Hero awards for the Bay of Plenty. Many of you probably know how hardworking and passionate Marty is about reducing waste, and won’t be surprised to to see… More >