December 4, 2016 / Uncategorized

Kerbside Collection During Summer Months

Kia Ora Whaingaroa, The busy summer period is fast approaching, our town is already getting busy, which means more waste to manage.  Our kerbside collection team is under huge pressure to handle the extra volumes and needs your help to sort your recycling in the 2 crates. Please use your two recycling creates correctly by: […]

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November 30, 2016 / Uncategorized

2016 Christmas and New Years Opening Hours

Friday, 23 December Site open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Saturday, 24 December Site open     12:30 pm to 4:30 pm Sunday, 25 December Site closed   Monday, 26 December Site closed   Tuesday, 27 December Site closed   Wednesday, 28 December Site open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Thursday, 29 December Site closed   Friday, […]

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October 14, 2016 / Uncategorized

Seventeen children and three leaders from The Graham Dingle Foundation visited Xtreme on Thursday 13th October. A beach clean-up was first on the list of activities, the group prowled Ngarunui Beach and collected around 10 kg’s of waste. The waste was brought to Xtreme and the children sorted it into recyclables, landfill and compostable waste. […]

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August 3, 2016 / Uncategorized

Hamilton Business’s taking responsibility for their environment!!

  Well done OPUS International Consultants Limited, Hamilton branch. Due to Hamilton not having services to recycle anything beyond 1,2 or 5s, OPUS are now sending all their number 6 plastics to Xtreme Zero Waste for processing. Last week we received 150 coffee cup lids from these keen recyclers. A note from Brooke Tomsett (Opus […]

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June 28, 2016 / Uncategorized

2nd Crate Delivery in Raglan

2nd Crate Delivery Raglan East residents  received their 2nd teal 55L recycling crate today (Tuesday 28th June 2016), Raglan West’s creates will be delivered on Thursday 30th June 2016. This second create will allow residents to divert an even greater volume of recyclables including plastics labels from 1-7, soft plastics (bread bags, cling wrap, bubble […]

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June 23, 2016 / Uncategorized

Waikato communities all set to follow Raglan’s lead

June 14, 2016 Waikato District Council’s new refuse and recycling services will be introduced on 1 July and are designed using the learnings of Raglan’s environmentally-friendly approach. Significant changes are being introduced district-wide on 1 July to help reduce the amount of waste households currently send to landfill. One of the major changes is to […]

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February 10, 2016 / Uncategorized

Recycled Raft Race and Maui Dolphin Day 12th March 2016

Its that time again…come and join the fun.  Xtreme Zero Waste and hosting the Recycled Raft Race along side the Enviroment Centres Maui Dolphin day.  To enter into this event, please e-mail education@xtremewaste.org.nz, come into Kaahus Nest and pick up a form, or head into the Environment Centre. We would love to see you all […]

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October 21, 2015 / Uncategorized

Sealed Air and RoadStar – A Generous Gift to our Community

In the manufacture of Sealed Air’s Multiwall sacks there are a huge amount of “butt” rolls left over which, in the past, have been recycled. Sealed Air has now started a Kraft for Kids project, supplying these butt rolls free of charge into the community to be used by education providers. The fantastic staff from […]

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March 26, 2015 / Uncategorized

Waikato District Council Long Term Plan

Waikato District is looking at making changes to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill …. User pays rubbish collections across the district incentivizes recycling, composting, buying less, buying products with recyclable packaging, gardening, repairing etc … Check out the Long Term Plan and make your submission on Waikato District Council’s website, at your […]

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