Kaikoura’s glass headed for recycling instead of landfill

Steve Gill of Innovative Waste Kaikoura loads brown glass destined for recycling. Hundreds of tonnes of glass bottles and jars collected in Kaikoura are now being recycled rather than being used for drainage and cover on the landfill thanks to a partnership between Innovative Waste Kaikoura,...

Bintainers to keep holiday hot spot glass out of landfill

Rotorua Lakes Community Board Chair Phill Thomass and Rotorua Lakes Council Waste Minimisation Officer Meghan Cooper with one of the bintainers at Lake Rotoiti. Rotomā and Rotoiti holiday makers and residents will be able to easily recycle glass bottles and jars thanks to funding from the...

New centre boosts Waikato district’s recycling efforts

Waikato District Council Solid Waste Team Leader Phillip Ellis with the new glass storage bunkers. The Waikato District Council has upped its recycling game with a new, fit-for-purpose kerbside recycling sorting centre in Huntly. The new centre, which received a $20,000 grant from the Glass Packaging Forum...

New way to recycle glass in the Garden City

EcoCentral's glass collection trial will determine the viability, and sustainability of collecting colour-sorted glass for processing back into glass containers. Christchurch-based EcoCentral is trialling a new way for residents of the Garden City to recycle their glass bottles and jars. The trial, at EcoCentral’s Parkhouse transfer station,...