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Successful Applications

The Glass Packaging Forum funds programmes that develop alternative volume uses for local waste glass and provide infrastructure to facilitate the collection of colour separated glass for remanufacture into new bottles and jars.

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Applicant Project Supported
Ashburton District Council Assist to upgrade glass bunkers
McKenzie District Council Glass mountain to be used for forest roads
South Taranaki District Council Glass Bunkers to assist with new collection system
New Plymouth District Council funding to establish glass bunker facilities for the collation of glass prior to transportation
Marlborough District Council Introduction of 6 more mobile community recycling facilities supporting glass collections
Tauranga City Council Assistance to Council to get a Tail-lifter for a new truck to increase glass recycling clubs, events etc in Tauranga
Hastings District Council Introduction of 15 new containers in the Hastings rural area to help increase glass recycling
EcoStock Contribution to retain glass packaging when out of date product is processed for stock food
Auckland University Research into utilising as a building material the current waste from the Visy MRF
Waiuku Zero Waste Ltd Support for the processing of glass at the Auckland Council’s first satellite Resource Recovery Centre
Marlborough District Council Contribution for glass arising from the construction of mobile community recycling facilities
New Plymouth District Council Funding of promotion educational material supporting glass in a new domestic kerbside programme
Queenstown Events Bottlebanks to assist collection of glass at Events
Crushed Glass Contributed towards new machinery for expansion towards full automation of their existing crushing plant
Wright Freight- Cromwell Glass Bunkers to rationalize transportation
Hadlee & Brunton Field Trials to introduce low quality glass into Supersol material
Xtreme Waste Upgrade a glass public sorting area
Dunedin City Council Contribution towards 6 glass bottlebanks
Tauranga City Council 120 x 240L glass bins and crates for Event Recycling and the Hospitality Sector
University of Canterbury Research into the use of glass in cement
Kaikoura Enhance Trust Glass skips to improve glass drying process for crushing
Wastebusters Ashburton Research Engineered glass in paint
Wastebusters Ashburton Glass Bunkers
Nelson City Council Crushing of glass via Fulton Hogan
Palmerston North City Council Research – glass in roading via transit NZ Specs
Palmerston North City Council Kerbside Report
Amberley/Hurunui Recycling Research – processed glass for foaming as building product
Bartley Consultants Research – different methods of preparing glass in aggregrate
Shining Path Glass put into paths allowing for lighting
Smart Bottles Assistance in establishing bottle washing plant
Waste Resource Trust – Waiheke Glass Crusher (Now operating at Kaikoura)
Silaca Crushers Mobile Crusher and Infrastructure
Wastebusters – Canterbury Glass used in trial building foundations and engineering assessment
Tararua Resource Recovery Research with Massey University to evaluate viability of proposed project
Scootervac Prototype Motorbike with Vacuum for litter
Polymer Concrete Tiles Glass in Polymer Concrete Tiles
Envirolab Geotest Ltd Report of glass in concrete – Mainzeal Test
Wastebusters – Central Otago Crushing of glass via Fulton Hogan
Eco-Consult Water Treatment/Filteration Testing Report
TBL Solutions – SAS Bin Development of the Separate at Source recycling bin
Waitaki Resource Recovery Trust Glass bins/Specialist loading budget and glass bunkers
Real Recycling Campaign Recycling Campaign
5 R Solutions Supply Crushed glass for Tuft Trial
Fulton Hogan Assistance with Processing low grade collections
Inventor – Next Door Education – School programme on recycling of glass
Wanganui District Council Glass Bunkers
Wanganui District Council 200 x 240 bins for glass in the hospitality sector
NZ Sports Turf Institute Research of Glass in golf course green construction and top dressing
CBEC Trial of Public Place Recycling bins in Kaitaia
Covec Research CDL and Comingling Reports
Marlborough District Council Funnel for loading glass into transport containers
Taupo District Council Glass bunkers for storage
KNZB Assist with Cleanup week and Tidyman concept
Central Otago Wastebusters Infrastructure for improving quality and volume of glass collections
Te Maunga Resource Recovery Glass Bunkers
Kaipara Refuse Glass Bunkers
Waste Watchers Glass feasiblitity study at Waihi Beach
Waste Watchers Trial of kerbside glass recycling bags in a high Tourist area
Green Sky Waste Glass bunkers
Wanaka Wastebusters Glass drop off system for public and PR Work

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