January 24, 2014 / Uncategorized

Auckland Council Workshop – 7th & 8th May 2013

Approximately 120 people representing many community groups to hear presentations and have discussions about social enterprise. On the second day of the workshop there were approximately 50 people representing community groups, who were interested forming a relationship with Auckland Council with regards to waste minimisation. Xtreme Waste presented on both days along with Sue Coutts […]

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January 24, 2014 / Uncategorized

Rhode St Teachers: April 24th 2013

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.

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January 24, 2014 / Uncategorized

Migrant ActionTrust, Auckland: April 18th 2013

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 […]

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January 24, 2014 / Uncategorized

Matangi School: April 18th 2013

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.  

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January 24, 2014 / Uncategorized

Alfriston College: Manurewa April 16th 9am

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 […]

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January 24, 2014 / Uncategorized

Raglan Kindy: Thursday April 11th 10am

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 […]

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January 24, 2014 / Uncategorized

Te Wananga o Aotearoa, Taikaakaa Alternative Education Youth: Thursday 13 June 2013

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 […]

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December 20, 2013 / Uncategorized

Old Newspaper Uses

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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December 14, 2013 / Uncategorized

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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