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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January 15, 2015 / Uncategorized

Regualr Hours and Labour Weekend Hours

Closed on T days, sleep in on Saturdays! That’s our new little jingle to remember our hours! T days are Tuesday and Thursday. All open days are 8:30 – 4:30 except Saturdays 12:30 – 4:30. On public holidays, we sleep-in again! So we’re open 12:30 – 4:30  on all public holidays. When public holidays fall […]

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May 1, 2014 / Uncategorized

Recycle your clean foil!

We’ve added a new bin to the Xtreme Zero Waste recycling bay for clean foil! Also, our recycling bay has been upcycled with see-thru crates so it’s easy to find which bin to use, and it’ll be easy for our customers to notice the new bin! Make sure your foil is clean before you bring […]

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May 1, 2014 / Uncategorized

1 May 2014 WILSS Live Large Holiday programme

1 May 2014 WILSS Live Large Holiday programme 8 students from Hamilton and Waikato, aged 11-13 years, came to explore business concepts, technology, environmental awareness, personal development and exposure to career options. We are passionate about passing on knowledge to the younger generation, but also are amazed at how much they already know and how […]

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April 17, 2014 / Uncategorized

10 April 2014 Alfriston College

Alfriston College returned for their fourth visit. This time their focus was on how we educate people about recycling. Their proejct this year is to set up education systems to accompany the introduction of recycling and composting in their school. Sam and Bexie were able to share their knowledge about recycling behavior at events and […]

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April 17, 2014 / Uncategorized

Grey Lynn 2030 13 March 2014

Grey Lynn 2030 is participatory community organisation working towards a vision a self –reliant, positive, resilient, vibrant, connected and sustainable community. They’re interested in putting in a tender for the Auckland Central community recycling centre, and came to Xtreme for mentoring and inspiration. Bexie, Rick and Jacqui all spent time answering their questions, telling the […]

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April 17, 2014 / Uncategorized

Chartwell Kindergarten 27 February 2014

Chartwell kindergarten brought 33 kids and 20 adults to the Xtreme Waste recycling centre, following up a visit from Matua X Man where they learned about what’s REALLY rubbish. We sorted a blue bag, and found out that a lot of stuff isn’t really rubbish! We also learned about worms and reuse with Sam, Bexie […]

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April 17, 2014 / Uncategorized

Enviroschools Teachers 23 January 2014

16 Enviroschool teachers from all over the central North Island came to Raglan for a retreat and training session. The teachers wanted to have a chance to get out and encounter local stories of local community partnerships and environmental initiatives. So they came to Xtreme Waste! Jacqui told the group about Para Kore, and Bexie […]

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February 20, 2014 / Uncategorized

Maui Dolphin Day and the Recycled Raft Race 2014

  Popoto or Maui’s Dolphin. Working together to celebrate and protect our unique environment, Whaingaroa Environment Centre (WEC) and Xtreme Waste have teamed up again this year to bring you this event featuring the Xtreme Waste Recycled Raft Race. This will also be our second year running the upcycled “Project Maui Fashion Show.” Contestants can […]

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