Newsletter Archive

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Waimate Incinerator call in long overdue

“It’s a great decision by the Minister for the Environment David Parker to call in the application to build a waste incinerator in Waimate. This is an absolutely obscene proposal with huge climate and toxicity issues, and it undermines all our waste minimisation efforts” said… More >

Application for massive Te Awamutu incinerator will face fierce opposition

“The resource consent application to build a toxic incinerator in a Te Awamutu residential neighbourhood will face fierce opposition,” said Dorte Wray, General Manager of the Zero Waste Network. The resource consent application for a proposed incinerator at 401 Racecourse Road has been reactivated after… More >

Help us understand how sustainable lifestyles develop

The Zero Waste Network (ZWN) & Environment Hubs Aotearoa (EHA) are working together on a project aimed at changing New Zealanders’ behaviours around food waste prevention. Before we start working on the project, we want to learn more about the people who already interact with… More >

Welcoming in Plastic-Free July with new plastic phase outs

“As Plastic Free July kicks off, we welcome the introduction of bans on single use plastic items including plastic produce bags, fruit stickers, plastic cutlery, plates and bowls,” said Dorte Wray, General Manager of the Zero Waste Network Aotearoa. “The Ministry for the Environment has… More >