Newsletter Archive

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Zero waste groups challenge biogas report claims

A group of zero waste and regenerative horticulture advocates are challenging a recent report on the potential of biogas production for New Zealand. The group is concerned that the report advocates major investment in an organic waste processing technology that risks locking-in current industrial agricultural… More >

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It’s time! Plastic Free July 2021

Yes it’s time for Plastic Free July (PFJ). This year’s theme is Choose to Reuse. Check out Para Kore’s videos and resources at the PFJ Aotearoa webpage as well as Para Kore Ki Tāmaki’s awesome video challenge here. The government has just announced a timeframe for the phase out of additional plastic… More >

Infrastructure Review – Have your say

Until 3 July, the NZ  Infrastructure Commission is asking for feedback on a new strategy called  He Tūāpapa ki te Ora, Infrastructure for a Better Future. At its most basic, infrastructure can be defined as the resources (such as personnel, buildings, equipment or services) required… More >

Reduce waste to reduce emissions

“Waste reduction, reuse and resource recovery will become mainstream in New Zealand as we commit to being carbon neutral by 2050” says Sue Coutts of the Zero Waste Network. “The Climate Commission’s draft report recognises the key role that waste reduction, reuse, resource recovery and… More >

Our Zero Waste World Summit programme launched

The Zero Waste Network Aotearoa is today launching the full programme for the Our Zero Waste World Summit, a five-day celebration of zero waste people, projects and design from all over the world that runs from 4-8 November.  “This is a free, digital event focused… More >