Action on New Zealandmost potent greenhouse gas | Beehive

The total stock of Sulfr hexafluoride in New Zealand in 2002 was estimated by Transpower to be less than 40 tonnes. A detailed study carried out by CRL Energy Ltd on Sulfr hexafluoride emissions as part of the 2004 NZ Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions gives a more accurate estimate of the total national stock of 33.2 tonnes in 2003.

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Recycle It!

The plastic is then checked and sorted by hand, and shipped to our partner recycling plant in Christchurch, New Zealand. The recycling plant is currently processing 10,000 kg of Number 5 plastic per month, which (according to the US EPA figures) is part of only 1 percent of Polypropylene (PP) plastic currently being recycled globally.

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TerraCycle

Zero Waste Boxes are now available in New Zealand! From face masks and bottle caps, to the entire contents of your bathroom or office, the Zero Waste Box system is an easy, all-inclusive recycling solution! To celebrate the launch you can enjoy 20% off our entire store, but hurry - this offer is only valid until 30 April (11.59pm NZST).

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rebooting recycling - WasteMINZ

Global recycling markets - plastic waste: A story for one player – China. Report prepared by FUELogy and formatted by D-waste on behalf of International Solid Waste Association - Globalisation and Waste Management Task Force. ISWA, Vienna, September 2014. What effect has it had in New Zealand? New Zealand can process approximately half

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Recycling Disposal | Plastics New Zealand

New Zealand plastics companies work hard to follow this philosophy throughout the manufacturing process resulting in the amount of plastic waste produced through manufacturing at around 1% of the material used across the industry. The majority of plastics going to landfill are consumer-based products which aren’t or cannot be recycled.

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(PDF) Municipal Waste Management Strategy Review and Waste-to

Municipal waste management and Waste-to-Energy (WtE) potentials in New Zealand are discussed. The existing main waste management strategy of New Zealand is to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.

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Household battery recycling - Consumer NZ

An estimated 0.2% of household batteries purchased across the country are recovered and re-processed to make new products, according to a 2013 report. A major issue is there are no companies capable of recycling batteries in New Zealand – they have to be shipped overseas, often to Australia or Japan.

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Eco-efficient gas insulated switchgear | Medium Voltage - ABB

ABB is writing the future of sustainable energy distribution by extending its sf 6-free medium-voltage (MV) switchgear portfolio. Having developed a new load break switch, ABB is partnering with multinational energy company Enel to bring technology to the market that is considerably better for the environment.

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Compared to other developed countries, NZ has a vague and

Compared to other developed countries, NZ has a vague and scattered approach to acheiving zero-waste status. This website aims to help us recognise and address the problems before it is too late.

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E-waste recycling | Environment Centre

Most E-Waste contains some valuable recoverable metals (e.g. gold, copper, steel and aluminum) that can be recycled to make new goods, reducing demands on raw materials. Unfortunately, it can also contain toxic materials, such as lead, phosphorus, mercury, cadmium and brominated flame retardant plastics.

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Soft Plastics Recycling | Turning Soft Plastics Into New Products

Collect all the soft plastic packaging which you use at home, make sure the bags are empty and dry and drop them into the Love NZ Soft Plastics Recycling bins at supermarket and retail premises. The project takes all soft plastic bags including bread bags, frozen food bags, toilet paper packaging, confectionery and biscuit wrap, chip bags, pasta and rice bags, courier envelopes, shopping bags, sanitary hygiene packaging - basically anything made of plastic which can be scrunched into a ball.

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Government steps up action on waste - funds recycling

“Incredibly, New Zealand currently has one of the highest rates of waste production per capita in the developed world, punching way above our weight in the wrong direction. “Expanding the levy will help recognise the real costs of waste, make it fairer for everyone, and incentivise materials reuse and recycling, rather than just ‘taking

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What Can I Drop Off? | Xtreme Zero Waste

Aluminium is also the most cost-effective material to recycle. Recycling scrap aluminium requires only 5% of the energy used to make new aluminium, producing 95% less air pollution. Tiwai Smelter – which produces new aluminium in NZ, consumes 14% of New Zealand’s power Aluminium cans are baled and then sent to scrap metal dealers.

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E-waste Recycling and Removal in New Zealand | Junk Run

E-waste Recycling in New Zealand Electronic waste or e-waste is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing waste streams. Traditional methods of disposal, namely landfill, could present us with unknown ecological and human health impacts as well as failing to take advantage of the huge economic benefits that e-waste recycling could provide.

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Can It Be Recycled?

Real Recycling Identifying Recyclables Living Waste-Free. Sponsored By . Sponsored By . Auckland 222 Station Road Penrose, Auckland City, Auckland Phone: (09) 551 0242

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Polystyrene Recycling - Waste Management

We’re making a difference for thousands of business and private customers every day, managing your waste streams and supporting your sustainability objectives. But it doesn’t stop there. We’re turning waste back into valuable resources and helping to create a cleaner, more energy efficient and beautiful New Zealand.

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EnerSys

EnerSys is the global leader in batteries, chargers and accessories for motive, reserve, aerospace and defense applications.

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In New Zealand, microbes are extracting gold from electronic

Oct 01, 2020 · In New Zealand, microbes are extracting gold from electronic waste. Offshore wind firm to work with researchers on recycling glass fibers to tackle blade waste. Anmar Frangoul

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What you can and can't recycle - Consumer NZ | New Zealand

If you move or go on holiday, familiarise yourself with the new council’s recycling rules. There are notable differences even between neighbouring authorities. Keep recycling loose, unless your council specifically says otherwise. If you unnecessarily group items in plastic bags, the whole lot may be dumped. Thoroughly rinse all items.

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Store Locator | Soft Plastics Recycling

The Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme collects from selected retail stores in Auckland, Waiheke Island, Northland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, Christchurch and Wellington regions. The Soft Plastic Recycling bins are available for use at a number of Countdown, The Warehouse, New World, Pak'nSave stores and other locations.

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Waste Guide | Napier City Council - Napier, New Zealand

Rāpihi me te hangarua Rubbish Recycling Ō rā kohi para Your Collection Days Residential kerbside rubbish collections are changing. Wheelie Bin Delivery Less Waste Incentive Waste Guide Suggest an item Suggest a business Te hangarua - ngā mea e taea ana e mātau te kohi Recycling

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Recycling industry scrambles to solve our dirty - New Zealand

Jan 21, 2018 · Last year New Zealand recycling companies sent 41 million kilograms of plastic waste to other countries to be processed, Statistics New Zealand export data revealed. REUTERS.

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Steel Product Recycling | New Zealand Steel

In New Zealand there is a well established metals recycling industry. Scrap steel for production comes from a variety of sources including scrap generated including scrap from off-cuts generated by manufacturers and steel locked up in items that have come to the end of their useful lives.

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New Zealand invests in growing its domestic recycling

Sep 16, 2020 · New Zealandpotential to expand its domestic recycling sector is enormous. It could create jobs and divert millions of tonnes of waste from landfills, as long as there are clear, measurable targets.

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Breaking News | Recycling Product News

For the past 26 years, Return-It, based out of Burnaby, B.C., near Vancouver, has been a leader in environmental protection through recycling and education. In the lead up to Earth Day, the B.C. stewardship organization is broadening its commitment to sustainability by announcing its social purpose, which is aimed at creating a better future for people, communities and the planet, and "We

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What you can and can't recycle from your weekly litter

Despite best efforts New Zealandnational recycling rate is one of the lowest in the developed world. READ MORE: * Wellington residents are recycling less says a city report

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Free Recycling Programmes · TerraCycle

TerraCycle offers free recycling programmes funded by brands, manufacturers, and retailers around the world to help you collect and recycle your hard-to-recycle waste. Simply choose the programmes you’d like to join; start collecting in your home, school, or office; download free shipping labels; and send us your waste to be recycled. You can even earn rewards for your school or favorite non

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EcoDrop transfer stations and recycling centres

The EcoDrop transfer stations and recycling centres let you dispose of large quantities of green waste or refuse. You can also drop off your recycling or hazardous waste items for free at the recycling centre. EcoDrop Metro Place. Address: 40 Metro Place (off Dyers Road), Bromley, Christchurch (get directions (external link))

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Nearly half of Christchurch recycling contaminated, heads to

Sep 23, 2020 · "We are finding dead animals, chainsaws, nappies, guns and vacuum cleaners amongst other household items in the recycling bins." The council has spent more than $1 million sending the contaminated recycling to landfill. Stevenson said pre-Covid-19 the recycling plant was processing 200 tonnes a day and had 30 staff working 10 hour days.

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