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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...

Grant helps keep Upper Hutt recycling on the up

The upgraded recycling drop-off station in Park Street was part funded by a grant from the Glass Packaging Forum. Photo: Upper Hutt City Council Glass recycling in Upper Hutt has become quicker, easier and more convenient thanks to a grant from the Glass Packaging Forum. The $10,000 grant has...

Glass not affected by recycling changes

Glass Packaging Forum scheme manager Dominic Salmon. Residents in a growing number of regions may not be able to recycle much of their plastic packaging anymore, but that shouldn’t discourage them from recycling glass, paper, cardboard and metal, say the Glass Packaging Forum. The Forum, which runs the country’s only accredited...

Accreditation report 2017-2018

The Glass Packaging Forum runs the only Government accredited, voluntary product stewardship scheme for glass bottles and jars in New Zealand. Part of this accreditation is the completion of an annual accreditation report, which you can read by clicking here. ...