How has Coronavirus affected our business?

How has Coronavirus affected our business?

Running a business in Auckland is a bit of a worry at the moment. First off, we’ve had to contend with months of roadworks in the CBD — at least 30 projects are currently on the go. And, now there’s the dreaded COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus. The economic...
Three simple and smart innovations in recycling

Three simple and smart innovations in recycling

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that people throughout the world use a massive one trillion plastic bags. Wow! And, that’s just a small portion of all plastic used. Now, it’s no secret that plastic waste causes havoc to the environment. Which is why...
Is the national landfill levy scheme about to increase?

Is the national landfill levy scheme about to increase?

These days, most consumers prefer to buy experiences rather than material things. Doing so makes them happier, according to a recent survey. Well, this shift in consumer spending doesn’t seem to have reduced the amount of waste that ends up in New Zealand landfills,...
Pink Bins helping to clean up West Auckland

Pink Bins helping to clean up West Auckland

We’re lucky to live in Auckland. It’s a beautiful city. Unfortunately, though, some people let the ‘team’ down by dumping illegal waste. So, recently, we took part in a community clean-up.   On the 8th of September, around 150 volunteers, including MP Alfred...
Why you should ‘dare’ to recycle

Why you should ‘dare’ to recycle

Why you should ‘dare’ to recycle  “How dare you,” scolded teen climate activist Greta Thunberg at a recent United Nations Climate Summit. Well, regardless of which side of the climate-change debate you stand, we’re sure you will agree that it is important...