August 24, 2017 / Foodwaste

IMG_20170822_142121

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

May 26, 2017 / Uncategorized

Xtreme Zero Waste – Finalists for the Annual Green Ribbon Awards!!!

The Ministry for the Environments Annual Green Ribbon Awards is held to recognise outstanding contributions by individuals, communities and organisations to protect and manage New Zealand’s environment. The winners will be announced at a formal awards ceremony and dinner at Parliament on 8 June 2017. The awards ceremony is hosted by the Ministers for the Environment […]

Read more

May 14, 2017 / Uncategorized

Zero Waste Education in Schools a Hit!

  Our Zero Waste Education programme has been provided to schools in the Waikato District since 2007. The programme educates children about the topic of sustainable resource.  This programme consists of different units, each focussing on a specific solution to our waste problem.  This award-winning programme is now offered to over 500 schools nationwide to […]

Read more