Grant helps up Whangarei’s glass recycling game

The Whangarei district’s sustainability work has received a major boost with a grant of over $42,000 from the Glass Packaging Forum. The grant will improve glass recycling through the upgrade of storage bunkers at the Re:Sort Centre in Whangarei, run by Northland Waste. “The Whangarei District...

Kaipara glass recycling on the up

A GPF grant will help with the construction of a concrete pad for new storage bunkers (similar pictured). Not only is Kaipara district’s population growing, but the of volume glass it recycles too – so much so the council’s has had to upgrade its storage facilities. This...

The glass is greener on Waiheke Island

A GPF grant will help the Waiheke Community Resource Recovery Park deal with its high volume of green glass over peak seasons. Auckland’s first community resource recovery park has been given an $18,000 boost for its glass recycling, just in time for summer, when the volume...

Funding boost for Oamaru community recyclers

A mainstay in Oamaru’s recycling and reuse efforts, the Waitaki Resource Recovery Park, has received a $18,400 boost from the Glass Packaging Forum (GPF) to help them manage the increase they’ve seen in glass volumes for recycling. The grant will not only increase the amount of...

Grant boosts Whangarei glass recycling

The Uretiti Transfer Station glass storage bunkers (pictured before the upgrade) needed to be upgraded after the Whangarei District Council moved to separate glass recycling crates. Moving to the best practice method of separate glass recycling crates in Whangarei has seen volume begin to exceed storage...

Kāpiti Coast glass goes circular

A recent move by some of Kāpiti Coast District’s recycling collectors to a system where all glass bottles and jars are recycled has been welcomed by the Glass Packaging Forum. Kāpiti Coast District Council Waste Minimisation and Services Officer Katharina Kennedy explains previously some glass had...