Is the landfill levy about to go up?

Is the landfill levy about to go up?

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the landfill levy — what it’s for and a bit about its background. I explained how the levy is probably not high enough in New Zealand to really encourage people to take a more responsible approach to how they deal with waste....
3 hot-pink tips for being a tidy Kiwi this Xmas

3 hot-pink tips for being a tidy Kiwi this Xmas

We’re now in the final weeks of 2017. And, very soon we’ll be ‘downing tools’ to enjoy some time off with friends and family. This year, I have written a lot about caring for the environment and recycling. So, for my final post of the year, why disappoint?   You know,...
Why you shouldn’t overfill your Pink Bins bin

Why you shouldn’t overfill your Pink Bins bin

We all like to get the best ‘bang for our buck.’ That’s human nature. Think of those takeaway restaurants that let you fill your plate yourself. Have you seen diners cramming their plates so full that food falls off the sides? Though we’re sure you’re...