More Marlborough glass back to the furnace

Recycling is set to become far more accessible for residents and visitors in the Marlborough Sounds and Awatere Valley. A $10,000 grant from the Glass Packaging Forum has enabled the Marlborough District Council to expand its Rural Community Recycling programme to include Okiwi Bay in the...

Bins with a story to tell

Events are not only a source of colour-sorted glass to go back to the furnace, but a chance to educate the public about glass recycling. And this event company has bins with a story to tell! Clean Event, an Auckland-based company working with the majority of...

Making wheelie good use of solar power

The Whangaparaoa Community Recycling Centre has found a way to harness the power of the sun as it gears up for the busy festive season. The recycling centre recently began using a solar-powered wheelie bin lifter for glass recycling after being granted $11,000 by the Glass...