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Taranaki residents can now recycle their soft plastics

Posted on Oct 16, 2020, 2:50 PM

Taranaki residents will soon be able to recycle their soft plastics for the very first time, with collection bins being made available at Countdown Hāwera, Stratford, Spotswood, New Plymouth Central, The Valley and Vogeltown from Monday 19 October.

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Soft Plastics Recycling Scheme adds more stores in Auckland and Northland as Future Post ramps up production

Posted on Sep 11, 2020, 11:14 AM

With Future Post doubling its processing capacity, the Packaging Forum’s Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme will be adding 15 Countdown stores to the scheme’s collection network. From Monday 14th September, collections bins will return to Auckland Countdown stores in Orewa, Helensville, Henderson, Northwest, Northcote, Sunnynook, St Lukes, Three Kings, Beachlands, Mangere Mall, Manukau City Mall, Roselands and in Northland to Countdown Kaikohe, Paihia Central and Regent (Whangarei).

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Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme ready for move towards regulated product stewardship

Posted on Jul 29, 2020, 5:07 PM

The Government’s announcement to regulate product stewardship for single-use plastic packaging is broadly supported by the Soft Plastics Recycling Scheme.

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