ZWN welcomes recycling funding and recommendations

The Zero Waste Network Aotearoa has welcomed funding to upgrade recycling facilities and a recommendation to standardise materials collected through kerbside recycling. Chair Marty Hoffart said the investment in resource recovery and proposed standardisation of recycling with more separated collections would help drive the shift… More >

Our Zero Waste World Summit pitch deadline looms

“The closing date for the international digital conference Our Zero Waste World Summit is Friday, 28 August. We are calling on community groups, zero waste practitioners, designers, organisers, educators and thinkers to submit a proposal for the conference,” said Dorte Wray, Executive Officer of the… More >

E-waste recycling turns the corner

“The Zero Waste Network is so relieved to hear that electronic waste is finally being declared a priority product,” said Marty Hoffart, Chair of the Zero Waste Network Aotearoa NZ.  “Mandatory product stewardship is a key step in moving to a circular economy, and starting… More >

Waste plans a win for employment, climate and environment

“We are absolutely thrilled with the government’s announcement that it will  expand and increase the waste levy and invest in resource recovery infrastructure. These are bold and important steps that will create employment in communities right across  the country, reduce emissions and address the crisis… More >