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...

The path for improved kerbside glass recycling is clear

MEDIA RELEASE: The Glass Packaging Forum’s long-standing advocacy for separate kerbside glass collections has been backed by a recent report from WasteMINZ. The Recommendations for standardisation of kerbside collections in Aotearoa report, prepared for the Ministry for the Environment and published this month, recommends local authorities...