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The glass is greener on Waiheke Island

A GPF grant will help the Waiheke Community Resource Recovery Park deal with its high volume of green glass over peak seasons. Auckland’s first community resource recovery park has been given an $18,000 boost for its glass recycling, just in time for summer, when the volume...

Funding boost for Oamaru community recyclers

A mainstay in Oamaru’s recycling and reuse efforts, the Waitaki Resource Recovery Park, has received a $18,400 boost from the Glass Packaging Forum (GPF) to help them manage the increase they’ve seen in glass volumes for recycling. The grant will not only increase the amount of...

Grant boosts Whangarei glass recycling

The Uretiti Transfer Station glass storage bunkers (pictured before the upgrade) needed to be upgraded after the Whangarei District Council moved to separate glass recycling crates. Moving to the best practice method of separate glass recycling crates in Whangarei has seen volume begin to exceed storage...

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...