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A year of Tauranga glass recycling success

Glass is colour-sorted at kerbside as part of the Tauranga City Council's rates-funded glass collection service. Tauranga's kerbside glass recycling collection system has shown excellent results a year since it began, more than doubling collection rates. The Tauranga City Council reported 3,313 tonnes of glass was...

Consultation on regulated product stewardship opens

The GPF currently runs the country’s only Government-accredited, voluntary product stewardship scheme for glass bottles and jars, with over 100 member brands. By Dominic Salmon, Glass Packaging Forum Scheme Manager It’s finally happened – a New Zealand government has taken the plunge and announced its...

Survey shows drinks taste better in glass

Press Release – O-I New ZealandNew Zealand’s only glass bottle manufacturer, O-I New Zealand, in support of some of Aotearoa’s top craft breweries, surveyed attendees at the Wellington Food Show on their thoughts and knowledge about glass. This year’s Wellington Food Show was the biggest yet...