High Impact: New Report provides opportunities for change

Restrictions in New Zealand’s legal structures are holding back impact-driven business such as many of the Zero Waste projects across the country. Structuring for Impact: Evolving Legal Structures for Business in New Zealand is a new report exploring the issues and possible solutions. For our country to better look after… More >

Community collaboration for a waste free future

There’s huge interest in Plastic Free July this year, with organisations sharing their resources through the new Plastic Free Aotearoa group. This Plastic Free July will be the first in New Zealand without single use plastic bags as the new law comes into force on… More >

Literacy boosts employees at Waitaki

The Waitaki Resource Recovery Park is participating in the Employer Led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy programme, and wants to encourage other Zero Waste initiatives to consider doing the same. The programme is a government-funded way for employers to provide free qualified tuition to their employees so… More >

The Nelson Environment Centre – Kai Rescue Program turns 2!

The Nelson Environment Centre – Kai Rescue Program has been on the front lines of supporting the community during the recent fires. They were first to deliver food to the Richmond base for firefighters and volunteers to make sure everyone was fed during the incredibly… More >

Victorious Update! Reefton Celebrates

This month, we’ve got a great update in the West Coast incinerator story. Last month, we told you about the proposed West Coast waste incinerator that seemed to be moving down the track to becoming a reality.  Lo and behold, the application to store waste in… More >