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Accreditation Report 2019-2020

The Glass Packaging Forum recently completed its 2019-2020 annual accreditation report. The GPF runs the only Government accredited, voluntary product stewardship scheme for glass bottles and jars in New Zealand. Report highlights: The glass recovery rate climbed to 75% (despite glass consumption increasing)Grant funding totaled $215,472 for 15...

Grant helps up Whangarei’s glass recycling game

The Whangarei district’s sustainability work has received a major boost with a grant of over $42,000 from the Glass Packaging Forum. The grant will improve glass recycling through the upgrade of storage bunkers at the Re:Sort Centre in Whangarei, run by Northland Waste. “The Whangarei District...

Kaipara glass recycling on the up

A GPF grant will help with the construction of a concrete pad for new storage bunkers (similar pictured). Not only is Kaipara district’s population growing, but the of volume glass it recycles too – so much so the council’s has had to upgrade its storage facilities. This...