John and Kathryn currently run a once-a-month second hand market for Hospice in Warkworth. They came to look at the recycle centre to see what space and equipment would be required to broaden their current market day.
Six teachers from Rhode St visited Xtreme Waste on a Wednesday in the school holidays. They are interested in bringing their students out for site tours, and also Raglan for the wider environmental issues that can be explored.
A group of 14 people from Auckland travelled down to visit our centre for the morning. They were interested in establishing a resource recovery park which would enable them to also access resources such as household goods and furniture for migrants. The migrants also have skill sets (carpentry, electrical, etc) that can be used to […]
The whole school came along to explore their term focus of “Trash to Treasure” and had a great time making some noise with the pots and pans in our reuse shop, finding worm eggs, and checking out some great reuse ideas from plastic bag hats to milk carton wallets.
Year 11-12 students learned about how all 3 R’s and one big C (compost!) are applied at Xtreme Waste to reach our goal of zero waste and close the loop. They were inspired by the worm farming, and all the money that could be saved and earned by composting and recycling. The students are interested […]
A group of 40 kindy kids and 20 of their parents spent the morning with us at Xtreme Waste. We looked at the 3 R’s (reduce, reuse recycle). Children and parents tried their hand at sorting recycling. The kiddies were super enthusiastic to WASH AND SQUASH plastic bottles for recycling, and are taking their skills […]
20 students came to see how the Raglan community has taken responsibility for its waste. Because there is no such thing as away, when you throw something away it must go somewhere! Xtreme Waste is leading and inspiring the community with its zero waste approach. Students enjoyed touring the site and seeing the different ways […]
Our Annual Report featured in the Christmas Chronicle edition. As part of the feature, we asked people to think about the after life of products… what happens once you have used them? As it was a newspaper, here are 11 things you can use your newspaper for – before putting it out for your recycling.
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