Introduction to Resource Recovery Training – Tauranga – Zero Waste Network New Zealand

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Introduction to Resource Recovery Training – Tauranga

August 9 @ 9:00 am - August 10 @ 5:00 pm

Introduction to Resource Recovery Training

Tauranga – 9th & 10th August

This two day course is an overview of the resource recovery sector. It is suited for people interested in expanding their environmental, zero waste and resource recovery knowledge and for those who are currently employed or seeking employment in the community and waste sector.
The cost for the two days is $280 excl GST per attendee for community group participants and $550 excl GST per attendee for commercial/council attendees.
For more information and to register email
What we cover:
Concepts & context:
Delve into zero waste concepts, principles & philosophies.
– The story of waste
– What is zero waste
– Māori cultural perspectives
– Landfills & incineration
– Roles of government & councils
– Getting to know the wider sector
Zero Waste Activities:
Explore all zero waste activities & understand the environmental, economic & social benefits.
– Education & behaviour change
– Zero waste living
– Zero waste events
– Waste audits
– Reuse Activities
– Practical product stewardship
Recyclable Resources:
Learn about receiving and handling reusable goods for resale, and the different types of recyclable materials.
– Identifying recyclable resources
– The resource recovery journey
– Recyclable material
– Organics & composting
Practical Block: (varies from site to site)
Hands on experience at an operating resource recovery centre.
– Site tour
– Health & safety
– Machinery & equipment


August 9 @ 9:00 am
August 10 @ 5:00 pm
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