October 2, 2017 / Uncategorized

Week 6 – Foodwaste Collection

Week 6 – Foodwaste Collection Update: Last week saw nearly 2 tonnes of foodwaste collected, this is mostly due to more people engaging the service – Welcome to the service. Xtreme appreciates your commitment to minimising waste from landfill. And urge you to “Think Twice” before throwing waste in the food bin. There are lots […]

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September 19, 2017 / Uncategorized

Foodwaste Collection Update – 7090kgs in 5 weeks!

Congratulations Raglan, over the past 5 weeks we have collected a grand total of 7090kgs of foodwaste!! Just to put that into perspective for you, the attached photo is a 10,000kg bin, another few weeks of collections, and we would have collected enough foodwaste to full this bin. All this waste is being diverted from […]

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August 24, 2017 / Foodwaste

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Kerbside Foodwaste Collection Begins!

2000 foodwaste kitchen caddys, kerbside bins and packs of compostable bags were delivered to all Raglan urban households on Thursday 17th August and Friday 18th of August. In glorious sunshine foodwaste collections began in Raglan’s West side on Monday 21st with a total of 360kgs collected.  Raglan’s East side foodwaste collection was done on Tuesday […]

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August 6, 2017 / Uncategorized

Xtreme Finalist in Waipa Business Awards

Xtreme Zero Waste are finalists in 4 categories of the Waipa Business Awards 2017!! NZ National Fieldays Society Inc: Excellence in Business – Large Organisation CSC Buying Group: Sustainability and Community Contribution Excellence in Customer Service Award Customers Choice Award The winners are announced at Mistry Creeks Event Centre on Friday 18th August. Thanks to […]

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August 1, 2017 / Uncategorized

Pre – paid Bags v’s Wheelie Bins

Great discussion and ideas about phasing out single use bags and the options available. We have thought about this a lot at Xtreme, to come up with a system that replaces the plastic bag. We are currently costing out a paper bag made in NZ from pulp from our timber industry. These are more expensive […]

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