Fair Employment in the Sector

There is a big focus on job creation in the wake of Covid-19, and we want to be part of a solution that creates meaningful, dignified work for people in the zero waste sector. In last week’s newsletter, we discussed the results of the salary survey.… More >

Results of the 2019 Salary Survey

Thank you to everyone who completed the salary survey late last year. Below are the results. Here is a PDF of these 2019 results to compare with 2017.

Resilient Russell

What does this mean?  Chairman of Resilient Russell Charitable Trust, John Maxwell, explains: Perhaps Russell Recyclers will be better known. In August 2018 we changed our name to Resilient Russell because we felt this better describes what we want to achieve. Our activities are much broader than just recycling although better waste management in… More >

Make your voice heard: The Waste Levy

The Ministry for the Environment is currently consulting on changes to the Waste Levy. The Waste Levy is absolutely critical for the system-level changes we need to move away from our obscenely wasteful linear economic system towards a more sustainable circular economy. It does this… More >

Reduce, reuse, recycle this Christmas

by Ruth Blunt, communications coordinator at Wānaka Wastebusters Christmas can be a time of over-indulgence and over-spending. Over it? There is an easier way to approach the holiday season, which is easier on the planet too.  RethinkWhat is Christmas really about for you? Spending time with people… More >