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...

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...

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...