Blog tagged as Plastic

UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution
What you need to know about the plastic pollution resolution. Today, the gavel came down on a historic resolution at the resumed fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) in Nairobi to end plastic pollution and forge an international legally binding agreement by 2024.
02.03.22 09:46 AM - Comment(s)
Improving Aotearoa New Zealand's environmental reporting system
MfE consultation closes 18 March 2022. The Environmental Reporting Act 2015 (ERA) provides the framework for independent, structure and regular reports on the state of New Zealand's environment.
02.03.22 09:46 AM - Comment(s)
WasteMINZ announces winner
Wainui Beach School win $25,000 Rinse, Recycle, Repeat prize. After a month long campaign encouraging New Zealanders to rinse their recycling before they put it in their recycling bins, WasteMINZ is excited to announce the winner of $25,000 is Wainui Beach School of Gisborne.
10.11.21 11:36 AM - Comment(s)
New regulations for the trade in plastic waste
From 1 January 2021 you will need a permit from the Environmental Protection Authority before you can import or export certain types of plastic waste.
22.12.20 10:19 AM - Comment(s)
Anchor's plant-based milk bottle explained
Fonterra is moving some of its Anchor milk bottle range from conventional fossil based plastics to non-biodegradable biobased plastics, which can be recycled and repurposed in the same way as any other natural HDPE bottle.
08.10.20 10:31 AM - Comment(s)
The great waste debate
The environment spokespeople from five major political parties went head-to-head on our mounting waste crisis at the first ever online election debate hosted by WasteMINZ.
22.09.20 10:07 AM - Comment(s)