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...
Let me tell you about product stewardship

Let me tell you about product stewardship

Too much waste goes to landfill in New Zealand. And, solutions for the issue include increasing the landfill levy, imposing a levy on currently exempt managed fill sites (hardfill/soil/concrete) and improving product stewardship schemes. I explain product stewardship...
Can reusable shopping bags do more harm than good?

Can reusable shopping bags do more harm than good?

“What an outrageous headline,” we hear you say. “Anything’s got to be better for the environment than single-use plastic shopping bags!” Well, not necessarily. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that we are staunch advocates for recycling —...