Do the packaging and beverage industries really just "hope that no-one calls the...— June 14th via Facebook
Ben Elms (aka Dr Compost) taking the worm-how to the rest of New Zealand. Great...— June 12th via Facebook
So beautiful, and made from recycled bike parts.— June 12th via Facebook
If everyone understood this, maybe zero waste would become a reality...— June 10th via Facebook
Some of my best friends are dogs...— June 9th via Facebook
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Nominations are now open for the 2013 Unpackit Awards. It only takes a minute to nominate packaging you love or hate. Your chance to encourage companies to choose packaging which is better for the environment.
At this month’s craft night we made draught stoppers. Gina and Quinn came down and made a couple of snakes – Quinn impressed me with his sewing skills, it’s not easy to sew in a straight line, well done Quinn. …more
All the votes in the Unpackit Awards are in, and we were delighted to get over 10,000. The winner of the Best Packaging Award will get to display this gorgeous hand-crafted trophy for a year. Made by Dirk from recycled …more
Cow Pat Pit – yip, it’s as you would imagine. Today we got up to our elbows in cow pat, and it wasn’t as bad as I thought it might have been. CPP is a specialized kind of compost, where …more
The finalists in the Unpackit Packaging Awards are out! Eight of the Best and eight of the Worst – all up on the Unpackit website www.unpackit.org Who will be the winner?? It’s up to you. Go the the Unpackit website …more
Campbell Live ran a programme on Wanaka Wastebusters recently! “One small town in New Zealand could really teach Auckland a thing or two about recycling.” Hmm…kind of ironic. Maybe someone should tell the council??? Click here to see the story.
The boys popped over to Queenstown to pick up a stash of TVs and other electronic waste from the RCN e-Cycle site and from a large business. Great to see people choosing not to throw toxic e-waste in the landfill, …more
The Unpackit Packaging Awards received 215 nominations – more than double last year. Yahooo!!! The team is spending this week shortlisting the eight finalists for the Best and the Worst categories. Sophie and Gina headed to the supermarket on Monday …more
Sick of bringing home plastic shopping bags filled with bad packaging? Do something about it by nominating the packaging that bugs you most in the Unpackit Packaging Awards! Put in a nomination before Christmas, and you’ll be in the draw …more
Non-recyclable packaging? Ridiculously unnecessary packaging? Packaging that is harmful to the environment? Put in a nomination (or more than one) for the Worst Packaging Award. And while you’re on the www.unpackit.org site, nominate your favourite packaging for the Best Packaging …more