An historic substance that was used in roading up until the 1980s, coal tar contains high levels of harmful chemicals, but in New Zealand there is no standard guide on how to deal with it. A WasteMINZ working group is looking to change that. Waka Kotahi’s Stephen Gardner explains.
Is there a more effective and efficient way to collect used plastic packaging? That’s the question a new product stewardship project is aiming to answer. We delve into the details of the project with The Packaging Forum CEO Rob Langford.
Techcollect NZ is pleased to announce that the report with final recommendations for the proposed regulated product stewardship scheme for e-waste is now with MfE. The report includes revised recommendations based on feedback from MfE, including:
Christmas is upon us once again, and as we get ready to celebrate with our loved ones, sit around the tree, give gifts and eat way more food than usual it is a good time to think about how we can reduce the massive amount of wastethe festive season produces.
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