Keyword: Plastic Pollution

Plastic-eating robo-fish

Plastic-eating robo-fish…
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Bringing recycling to one of New Zealand’s remotest places

Bringing recycling to one of New Zealand’s remotest places

Tonnes of masks diverted from landfill in new NZ initiative

Masks have been a must-have accessory for the last two-and-a-half years but what happens to them once they are disposed of?

What polystyrene, PVC packaging phase out means for NZ supermarkets

What polystyrene, PVC packaging phase out means for NZ supermarkets

NZ: Single-use plastics ban extended to cotton buds, meat trays, stirrers – 1 Oct 2022

From October 1 2022 the single-use plastics ban extended to cotton buds, meat trays, stirrers – RNZ
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Three quarters of fish in southern NZ contain microplastics – study

Three quarters of fish in southern NZ contain microplastics
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Why NZ needs sustainable packaging to do business with the world

The market for sustainable products is growing as global waste continues to have a huge impact on the environment. But often it’s not the product itself that has a big footprint – it’s what it’s wrapped in.

A month almost entirely without plastic

Plastic-free July 2022: ‘ Thank goodness August is here. I did Plastic-Free July and it was exhausting.’

Who thought plastic would be such a problem?

Plastic pollution

Despite the catastrophic nature of plastic pollution, it seems that, like climate change, the political will to implement meaningful legislation to address the problem will only come when the negative effects are so clearly impacting the voting public, it becomes advantageous to do so. In fact, it already is affecting us – we just don’t […]

Newsroom: The arguments that sank water bottling consents

bottled water

(Daniel Orth/Flikr) The arguments that sank water bottling consents https://t.co/zPYZR6GN1j — EcoFind NZ (@ecofind) July 21, 2022

Plastic packaging has an evil twin

‘The problem of too much plastic packaging will not be solved without addressing its larger twin: food waste, write Fredrik Wikström and Helén Williams in the second of a three-part series on food waste.’ Read Newsroom article here: https://www.newsroom.co.nz/plastic-packaging-has-an-evil-twin