NEWS

 

Keep a regular eye on our news page to make sure you stay up with the play about what's happening in the world of recycling.

  • New TVC Campaign

    Posted by recycleyourpackaging on October 2, 2017
    Love NZ and Be a Tidy Kiwi have launched a joint TV advertising campaign to encourage New Zealanders to “Put Litter in its Place.”
  • Packaging Forum Newsletter Spring 2017

    Posted by recycleyourpackaging on September 7, 2017
    The latest official publication of the Packaging Forum - Issue 12
  • Be a Tidy Kiwi brand Relaunch

    Posted by PPRS on June 26, 2017
    Be A Tidy Kiwi and Love NZ are combining forces to provide dual bins for recycling and rubbish disposal
  • PRESS RELEASE - New Study Composting Facilities

    Posted by PPRS on June 19, 2017
    The Packaging Forum has released the findings of a detailed survey by specialist consultancy Beyond the Bin of 27 composting facilities across New Zealand
  • PRESS RELEASE National Litter Awareness Campaign

    Posted by PPRS on June 8, 2017
    The Packaging Forum in partnership with The Auckland Litter Prevention Steering Group which manages the Be a Tidy Kiwi brand, have today announced the 1st national campaign to raise awareness about litter in New Zealand since the 1980's. This campaign will be conducted in collaboration with Keep New Zealand Beautiful and Sustainable Coastlines.
  • PPRS Annual Report

    Posted by PPRS on March 27, 2017
    PPRS Voluntary product stewardship scheme 31 March 2016 report
  • Coffee Cups Composting

    Posted by PPRS on October 17, 2016
    New Study looks at how and where coffee cups are composted
  • The first recycling bins to be placed around Rotorua Lakes District received a grant of $40,000 from The Packaging Forum
  • Packaging Forum invests $0.5 MILLION

    Posted by PPRS on August 30, 2016
    The Packaging Forum allocated $501,000 in direct funding to support Council, Community and Commercial projects in the year to end June 2016.
  • Packaging Design Training Course

    Posted by PPRS on July 29, 2016
    The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) training course on Accessible Packaging Design: Wed 12th Oct Greenlane
  • Container Deposit System

    Posted by PPRS on April 19, 2016
    Households in New Zealand produce significant amounts of waste, some of which is recycled via kerbside collection schemes or drop off recycling programmes. A number of countries operate container deposit schemes (CDSs) that can deliver high rates of recycling for beverage containers
  • Service to the Waikato region

    Posted by PPRS on March 21, 2016
    Following the successful implementation of its Love NZ soft plastic packaging recycling programme in Auckland, the Packaging Forum today extended the service to the Waikato region. Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker joined representatives from industry and shoppers at Countdown East Hamilton to be amongst the first to Drop and Recycle soft plastic packaging.
  • Press Release: 1.6 million bags and wrappers in 100 days

    Posted by PPRS on February 24, 2016
  • Packaging Forum at the Splore Festival

    Posted by PPRS on February 11, 2016
  • Press Release: Summer Festivals Getting Greener

    Posted by PPRS on February 11, 2016
  • PPRS has New Partner AIP

    Posted by PPRS on January 16, 2016
  • Kiwis Create a Wasteland over Summer

    Posted by PPRS on January 16, 2016
  • Recycle over Summer - 12 Steps

    Posted by PPRS on December 11, 2015
  • PM Nick Smith dons plastic shoes at Soft Plastics Launch

    Posted by PPRS on November 26, 2015
  • OCED Claims NZ Does Not Recycle

    Posted by PPRS on October 30, 2015
  • New Research to help Event Organisers

    Posted by PPRS on October 22, 2015
  • New faces at the Packaging Forum

    Posted by PPRS on September 17, 2015
    The Packaging Forum has a new Chair
  • Kimberly-Clark New Zealand recycling initiative

    Posted by PPRS on August 19, 2015
  • Recycling soft plastic bags gains momentum

    Posted by PPRS on August 13, 2015
  • New initiative to recycle soft plastic packaging

    Posted by PPRS on July 18, 2015
  • Little Big Events Case Study

    Posted by PPRS on June 26, 2015
  • FIFA U20 Tournament – Love NZ recycling bins

    Posted by PPRS on June 22, 2015
  • Pizza Boxes not getting recycled!

    Posted by PPRS on May 25, 2015
  • National Litter Survey

    Posted by PPRS on May 19, 2015
  • Recycling at the Heineken Open

    Posted by PPRS on March 3, 2015
  • Taupo District Council recycles Pizza Boxes

    Posted by PPRS on February 9, 2015
  • Recycling cartoon for kids

    Posted by PPRS on September 23, 2014
    Promoting Love NZ to primary school students in a fun way….
  • PPRS helping to recycle at Papamoa Santa Parade

    Posted by PPRS on September 9, 2014
    Love NZ & the PPRS (Public Place Recycling Scheme) support recycling at Papamoa's summer Gourmet Night Market.
  • PPRS help recycling at Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival

    Posted by PPRS on September 9, 2014
    Love NZ branded recycling bins will be dotted throughout the site and OUSU team members will be stationed at each recycling centre to answer any waste questions that might arise.
  • NZCT AIMS Games aim to be green

    Posted by PPRS on September 9, 2014
    It's already the biggest ever – now a recycling army of volunteer students hopes to make next week's NZCT AIMS GAMES the cleanest and greenest games ever too.
  • At its annual symposium today the Glass Packaging Forum (the Forum) reported on the performance of its two accredited packaging product stewardship schemes and set out new targets for packaging.
  • The Glass Packaging Forum’s Public Place Recycling Scheme has allocated $46,000 to projects designed to increase recycling and reduce litter in high traffic public places.
  • Glass recovery holds steady at 69%

    Posted by PPRS on June 10, 2014
    Glass container recovery as a percentage of glass consumption has maintained its 2013 level of 69% according to data released by the Glass Packaging Forum (the Forum). Consumption of glass packaging has declined by 7% and there has been a corresponding reduction in recovery.
  • Paper Cup and Tetra Pak recycling in Auckland

    Posted by PPRS on April 16, 2014
    Paper cups and Tetra Pak can now be recycled in the Auckland region.
  • Love NZ Case Study Skyline Queenstown

    Posted by PPRS on April 2, 2014
    Love NZ did a case study of public place recycling at Skyline Queenstown. Love NZ branded recycling bins were installed outside the market kitchen area and at the start of the mountain bike park.
  • Heineken Ensures the NZ Festival of Tennis Goes Green

    Posted by PPRS on January 1, 2014
    Love NZ was at the Heineken Tennis open, providing bins for all your recycling.
  • Port Chalmers Seafood Festival

    Posted by PPRS on November 26, 2013
    The second Seafood Festival held in Port Chalmers in October 2013 was used as a case study for recycling at an event.
  • Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced the accreditation of two product stewardship schemes that cover the recycling of plastic, aluminium, paper, glass and cardboard packaging.
  • South Island Bintainer launch

    Posted by PPRS on September 17, 2013
    South Island Bintainer launch
  • Coca-Cola Amatil Award Winner

    Posted by PPRS on September 17, 2013
    It was a double whammy for Coca-Cola Amatil (NZ) Ltd (CCANZ) winning two of the eight categories at the 2013 Environmental Packaging Awards held by the Packaging Council of New Zealand on September 6.
  • Bintainers installed in South Island

    Posted by PPRS on September 16, 2013
    Bintainers installed at BP forecourts in Dunedin, Christchurch, Timaru and Queenstown
  • Bayfair Shopping Centre Case Study

    Posted by PPRS on September 16, 2013
    In 2010 Bayfair Shopping Centre signed up to the Government’s Recycling in Public Places Initiatives and the Love NZ brand making it the first shopping centre in New Zealand to introduce recycling facilities for its shoppers.
  • Bintainers in Dunedin BP

    Posted by PPRS on July 12, 2013
    Bintainers have been installed in Dunedin BP service stations
  • Dunedin Bintainers

    Posted by PPRS on July 4, 2013
    The Star Dunedin reports on bintainers introduced to BP service stations
  • Recycling in sunshine

    Posted by PPRS on July 1, 2013
    More recycling done on sunnier side of the street
  • Positioning Recycling Bins

    Posted by PPRS on May 30, 2013
    Download our new guide to installing your Love NZ recycling bins
  • Coca-Cola Amatil Recycling Initiatives

    Posted by PPRS on March 5, 2013
  • Over 200 tonnes of packaging and organic waste was recycled in Love NZ public place recycling bins in December 2012 which is over 60% up on the previous year
  • BP Forecourt bintainers

    Posted by PPRS on January 22, 2013
    BP Coke and Love NZ have united to supply bintainers at BP service stations so that recycling and making a difference is even easier