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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. ...

Tauranga glass recycling on the up

It's been six months since the Tauranga City Council kicked off its rates-funded kerbside collection for glass bottle and jar recycling, and the service is showing excellent results. The Glass Packaging Forum helped fund the new collection, which saw residents issued with glass recycling crates. The...

Sustainable Development Goals – for a better world

In 2015 the world took a step towards a better future with 150 leaders from countries around the world formally adopting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 17 goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that...