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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,...
Essential tips for disposing of your waste this Xmas

Essential tips for disposing of your waste this Xmas

Xmas is just around the corner. And, soon most of us will be taking time off to enjoy a (hopefully) hot summer with family and friends. As well as fun and relaxation, the Xmas break also offers an opportunity to tidy up around the house. So, for our final post of the...
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....
Hiring a hardfill bin? Find out how to avoid problems

Hiring a hardfill bin? Find out how to avoid problems

So, you’re planning to hire a hardfill bin. To enable us to dispose of your hardfill safely and efficiently, there are some things to think about.   What is hardfill? Just in case you’re not sure, we categorise hardfill as materials like concrete, soil, clay,...