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Case Study: The Voicebox Consultation Tool

Hastings District Council purchased a 20 foot shipping container and converted it into a mobile display and thinking space to communicate with the community. Named the Voicebox it was used to... Read More

Case Study: Para Kore: Zero Waste on Marae

The Para Kore programme has been operating for four years and is now available in the Waikato, Auckland, Taranaki and Te Tau Ihu regions. It has been implemented on 50 marae, who are all... Read More

Case Study: Recycling in rural areas

In 2012 Palmerston North City Council  undertook consultation on approximately 1,369 rural properties offering to extend the recycling service provided to urban residents. After surveying... Read More

Tauranga City Council: Business waste minimisation case studies

Tauranga City Council works with a range of businesses to minimize waste. Five different case studies illustrate the reduction in waste and savings that have been made through waste minimisation.... Read More

Case Study: The Maui’s Dolphin Litter Challenge

Students at Western Springs College were challenged to reduce littering,with the offer to donate $200 a week for three consecutive weeks, to the World Wildlife fund (WWF) to help protect the... Read More

Case Study: Contamination Reduction in Recycling Bins

A new three step process was trialed in 2009 by the former Manukau City Council, to increase the rate of identification of contaminated bins and then reduce the level of contamination. The number... Read More