recycling

Gibbston's Niamh Peren made a quick trip to Wellington this week to present her 'Thumbs Up New Zealand' petition on the steps of Parliament. There to accept it were Green MP Eugenie Sage, Associate Minister for the Environment, Labour MP Kris...
Clean glass separated into the new bins will be sent to a bottle manufacturer in Auckland for recycling, Queenstown's council has confirmed this week. Mountain Scene revealed back in 2016 that all glass diligently placed into mixed recycling bins by...

Wakatipu waste explodes

Queenstown's council has missed – by a mile – its target for reducing waste to landfill. In its 2015 long-term plan, the council set a target of reducing household waste from 188kg per resident to 160kg this year. But instead it...
Queenstown's glass is still being sent to the landfill – six months after Mountain Scene revealed it's not recycled. And it's likely to be another year before any change is made. Queenstown councillor Alexa Forbes, who's been made infrastructure committee boss, says...
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