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How we are keeping safe during level 2

How we are keeping safe during level 2

On May 11, the Government finally gave the green light for New Zealand to shift to alert level 2. How have things changed for Pink Bins? Well, not a lot. We take the threat of COVID-19 extremely seriously, so the precautions we are now taking in level 2, are much the...
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,...