September 17, 2021 / Uncategorized

Cardboard joins Kerbside Collection.

Kia ora Raglan. This week coming from Tuesday 21st September we will be adding CARDBOARD back into our kerbside collection services. So we will be collecting pre-paid bags, food waste, glass and cardboard. Please flatten and stack all cardboard and paper so they can be easily collected by the team, and our streets don’t have […]

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September 12, 2021 / Uncategorized

Return of Recycling Collection of GLASS.

Kia ora Raglan community, we are pleased to be returning to our normal days for kerbside collection this week. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. We will be collecting pre-paid bags, food waste, and GLASS recycling only. Please put all glass recycling (remove all lids) out to your kerbside in solid containment. Examples of this could […]

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September 6, 2021 / Uncategorized

Nau Mai Hoki Mai, Level 2!

Kia ora Whanau, we are relieved to be returning down a level to Level 2 and we look forward to seeing you back on site soon, just not all at once! Our site re-opens from 12:30pm Wednesday 8th September. Our site hours return to normal closing at 5pm, last drop offs by 4:30pm. Please bring […]

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September 1, 2021 / Uncategorized

Week 3 and it’s Level 3

Kia ora Raglan whanau, as we have headed into Level 3 this week we wanted to let you know that there are no changes to our Level 4 services. To reduce exposure for our team to anything hazardous we will continue to collect kerbside pre-paid bags and food waste bins on Wednesdays (for Tuesday & […]

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August 22, 2021 / Uncategorized

Week 2, August Lockdown

There are changes to our collections for this week as we continue at Level 4 lockdown ’til midnight Tuesday, unconfirmed after that. Whāingaroa whanau we hope you’re all doing ok in your bubbles and tapping into what we learned last year to cope with life at home. Here’s the update and the low down for […]

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August 17, 2021 / Uncategorized

Week 1, August Lockdown.

Kia ora whanau, Going back to LEVEL 4 Lockdown means we will only be collecting pre-paid bags and food waste for the remainder of this week Please keep all recycling contained at home for a later date. Our site is closed until Saturday depending on Lockdown developments. Kia kaha Whāingaroa

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July 22, 2021 / Uncategorized

The Hut. A cafe working towards zero waste.

The Plastic Free Raglan team sat down for a cuppa with Emma, owner of The Hut which opened last December on Rangitahi Peninsula. We have been stoked to have you and The Hut open in Raglan. What’s been your highlight of your journey so far? It’s been awesome connecting with the community who share similar […]

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June 28, 2021 / Uncategorized

Landfill Charges are Increasing 1st July 2021

As of 1st July, Landfill levies and charges are increasing all over Aotearoa. This hole in the ground that acts as the “away” we throw things to, has been acknowledged by government as a critical part of global greenhouse emissions and the risk of extended pollution. Remember the Fox River Landfill, exposed in the South […]

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May 10, 2021 / Uncategorized

Building Out Waste

Xtreme Zero Waste Ltd has launched an exciting new project looking at construction and demolition waste in Raglan. Construction and Demolition makes up 50% of waste to landfill in Aotearoa, 95% of which could be reused or recycled. The team; Emma Martin, Rick Thorpe and Ian Mayes, Eco Building Advisor are working with local tradies, […]

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March 25, 2021 / Uncategorized

Kerbside Collections – 29th March 2021 – 1st April 2021

Kerbside collections will all be running a day earlier next week (29th March 2021). If your usual collection day is TUESDAY – Next week your day be MONDAY 29th March If your usual collection day is WEDNESDAY –  Next week your day will be TUESDAY 30th March If your usual collection day is THURSDAY – […]

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