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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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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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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