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Posts Tagged ‘ recycling ’

Children inspire all-natural beauty products

Jul 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

ABIGAIL SINCLAIR-PARKER talks to a sustainable local business, and asks locals in the street how they try to live sustainably



WATCH: Zoo fights plastic for World Environment Day

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Over 700 marine species are affected by plastic in our oceans. Courtney Day finds out how Wellington Zoo raises awareness.



WATCH: Going Shopping? BYO Boomerang Bag

Sep 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

WATCH: A chance for you to learn to sew, and save the environment during your lunch break



Climate change job also has economic demands, says new councillor

Jan 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

As he prepares to tackle the climate change portfolio in 2014, new Wellington City Councillor David Lee intends to address the role from an economic perspective, instead of environmental. He talks to JULIE TAYLOR.



Milk for schools untainted by botulism scandal

Aug 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students of Lyall Bay School were ready for the launch of Fonterra’s Milk For Schools programme.



Wellingtonians would pay more for electronics to ensure safe recycling

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington City Council to vote on e-waste recycling proposal calling on government to legislate.



Hutt City residents look forward to smaller rates rise

Apr 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hutt Council says it has listened to its citizens and kept their rates bill low.



Trust steps in to save old TVs from leaching into landfills

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Government funding for next year’s digital switchover will come too late for many in Wellington region.



‘Green Zoo, Green You’ built with old bottles

Jun 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

5000 plastic bottles recycled into Wellington exhibition.



Conscious cafes wear badges of honour

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council grants supporting environmental push



Protected: Capital city’s street of shame – a kilometre of rubbish

Mar 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

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Popular food waste scheme turns table scraps into garden goodness

Feb 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

A sheme to recycle food waste and save on landfill is popular with Wellington businesses, reports KATE MELZER.



Can I have a ladder with my bus stop, please?

Sep 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A minimalist ‘traveller’s rest’ raises eyebrows in the Capital.



Wellington buses trialling NZ developed ‘green’ diesel

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Four city buses have no black smoke coming out their back ends, all because of a new kind of fuel developed in the Hutt, reports KATE MELZER.



Kapiti pays the price for saving water

Jul 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council will offer interest free loans for water tanks.



PHOTO ESSAY: Market day in Lower Hutt

Jun 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kate Melzer took a camera to market to capture the sights.



Shoppers flock to artist’s giveaway idea

Jun 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Free Shop a work of art in recycling and redistribution.



The doctor is in your soil

May 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Healthy, sustainable systems feed you and the earth.



School kids learn the pleasure of gardening

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Waterloo teacher and children get hands on growing food



Pupils get hands-on with new homework idea

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

St Peter and Paul kids to tackle special character projects



Brooklyn leads the way with orchard for all

Mar 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

In years to come, residents’ efforts will bear free fruit.



Pasifika festival gone with wild weekend wind

Feb 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Weather denies chance to celebrate Pacific culture.



Pasifika festival is set to be clean and green

Dec 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New council standards make Pasifika festival eco-friendly.



Terror-raid house now building bikes for charity

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Volunteers helping people build their own bikes in Abel Smith St.



Crucial city report on recycling postponed

Dec 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Future of recycle bins is on hold until February.



Crucial council report due on city’s recycling future

Dec 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Councillors find out next week options for recycling in future.



Why virtual silence about climate change during election?

Nov 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

OPINION: Greens made little noise about climate change during the election campaign. Will they speak up when new coalition government tries to weaken emissions trading scheme, asks ANNE CORNISH.



Empty recycle bins fly on streets of Hataitai

Nov 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Residents complain collectors leave recycle bins to blow away.



Kapiti firm bypassed in Asian plastics war

Nov 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Council looks for top money from recycling



Teen actors use game show to teach recycling

Oct 29th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Kids 4 Drama spread the word on recycling to primary schools.



YHA blazes trail for sustainable businesses

Oct 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Youth hostel wins sustainability award three years in a row.



Amazing Racer with amazing recyling idea

Oct 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Turning tetra-paks into wallets money-spinner for Aucklander.



Rummaging through rubbish OK in Wadestown

Oct 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Residents cleared to re-use trash put out for inorganic collection.



Kapiti takes to recycling, but there’s still a bit to learn

Sep 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Kapiti Coast’s new kerb-side recycling scheme is making a solid contribution to Wellington region’s exports of recycled rubbish, reports ANNE CORNISH.