July’s edition of revolve magazine is out now and includes the following topical and informative articles:

Our content range is almost as diverse as our membership so I hope you enjoy. 

YOUR BOARD: Wayne Plummer, EnviroNZ, sets up this issue with a challenge to us all – are we doing enough to leave our environment in the best possible state for future generations. (page 5)

BIOSOLIDS: TRANSFORMING WASTE INTO RESOURCE.  Watercare’s resource recovery manager, Rob Tinholt, says that with the proven success of biosolids use around the country, it’s time to drive change in the way people think about them. (page 12)

ONSHORE PROCESSING FOR PLASTICS. Chris Pepper, from Manawatu District Council, shares their exploration of processing recycled plastic into new products.  This was made possible through a grant from the Provincial Growth Fund. (page 16)

LOCAL INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY ENTERPRISES.   Ian Stupple and Matthew Luxon describe an initiative bridging the gap between community resource recovery enterprises and council contracting requirements. (page 19)

CONTAMINATED LAND MANAGEMENT FROM A REGULATOR’S VIEW. Michelle Begbie provides a perspective on the CLM regulations from one who applies them. (page 22)

TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Standards NZ P5433 Committee sets out the reason for this standard being revised and some of the key issues being addressed in the revision. (page 31)

WASTE POLICY REDUCING LANDFILL (page 27) and PLASTIC FREE JULY GOES MAINSTREAM (page 28) demonstrates the importance Tourism Holdings Limited and Air New Zealand are placing on reducing their waste footprint, and  we celebrate the passionate waste community with some of their projects.

RESEARCH. We launch our new regular research feature, with two international reports and one from New Zealand. (page 8)

– Plus all the regular features and much more!