The Government is looking to declare ‘priority products’ for six product groups that can create harm at end of life. It is also looking to declare ministerial guidelines to manage these products. These guidelines will place the cost of the product, at the end of its life, back on the producer or importer. The packaging […]
BIG CHANGES AT XTREME ZERO WASTE New Site Opening Hours and Kerbside Collections SITE OPENING HOURS – OPEN 7 DAYS PER WEEK Raglan Resouce Recovery Centre Starting Saturday 10th November Open: Monday – Friday 12.30pm – 5.00pm Saturday & Sunday 10.00am – 5.00pm Please no drop offs after 4.30pm. KERBSIDE COLLECTIONS – 4 DAYS PER […]
Plastic Bag Free Raglan is a community initiative, started by the Whaingaroa Environment Centre, Xtreme Zero Waste, the Raglan Chamber of Commerce, Para Kore and the Raglan Community Board. The project has been led by a small group of passionate community members who worked tirelessly to reduce the number of plastic bags being distributed around […]
Big thanks to the Public Place Recycling Scheme for their generous funding donation. This has helped Xtreme Zero Waste move forward with their research project, locally testing compostable products, and developing a resource pack for the community.
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Waikato entrepreneur and business leader, Cheryl Reynolds, has been announced as the new transitional CEO at Raglan’s leading community enterprise Xtreme Zero Waste this July. With Cheryl Reynolds at the helm of the resource recovery centre, the Board and Team are working together on the re-positioning Xtreme Zero Waste to meet the growing demands from […]
Matua X Man teaching at Pirongia Primary School, click below to see him in action. Thanks to NZ On Air. Zero Waste Education in Schools – Matua X in motion!
In the midst of Plastic-Free July, we wanted to share this fantastic story about how the Raglan community have managed to reduce their plastic bag use by 95% in the last year. We’re really pleased that funding from our Power Up community funds has helped them achieve this amazing result. Watch the Video Here Meridian […]
Zero Waste Educator, Matua X (aka Paul Murray) will be working in all classrooms, for 3 or 4 sessions over the last two weeks of this term. Zero Waste is a free Council programme that enables children to investigate the link between the earth’s natural resources, the products they use and the resulting waste that […]