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...

GPF COVID-19 update

New Zealand moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 4 has had wide-ranging impacts across society, with recycling among those. The Glass Packaging Forum has been working to ensure the flow of recycled glass to the furnace continues. Read more. ...

Grant keeps South Island glass recycling on the up

South Island glass recycling has been given a boost after the Glass Packaging Forum helped upgrade the 5R Solutions hub in Christchurch. The Forum funded a grant of just over $11,500 for the construction of storage bunkers at 5R Solution’s new glass recovery facility in Hornby, which opened...