Voting is still open for the 16 finalists in the best and worst packaging awards on www.unpackit.org.nz.
Packaging is one of those issues where progress is being made, but much more needs to be done.
These ‘Awards’ are a brilliant way of both raising general awareness and bringing some light-hearted pressure to bear on those who produce and package goods in NZ.
The Unpackit website and contest are part of a larger project being run by Wanaka Wastebusters: “Demystifying Packaging Choices”.
Partnering with a number of other organisations including the Nelson Environment Centre, the overall goal of the project is to raise awareness about the issue of packaging waste and to help people to choose the best forms of packaging so they can reduce, reuse and recycle.
Nice work Wanaka Wastebusters!