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 […]

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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 […]

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May 11, 2017 / Uncategorized

Sorting Saves $$$

Kia Ora Whaingaroa, When bringing landfill and recycling to Xtreme, please remember to sort your load. You may be being charged for landfill items that could be recycled. If you place your recyclable items on the top of your load, our wonderful yard staff will only charge you for what needs to go to landfill, […]

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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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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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