The 'Draft Advanced Manufacturing Industry Transformation Plan' (ITP) is now open for public consultation for 6 weeks, until the 13th July 2022.
Working groups updates - PP (5), EPS protective packaging (6) and Lids/Cap and get on the front foot with plastics in your business via the Design Advisory - Circular Connect!
Transforming Recycling Consultation - Plastics NZ would like to see faster action on Kerbside Standardisation
Kick off 2022 with a Circular Plastics Project & Polypropylene #5 Plastic is now collected across even more regions in NZ
Re:Plastics - our circular economy training programme. Providing practical tools to help brands, designers and manufacturers to achieve their circular economy targets.
The new '6R's' - Rethink, Refuse, Replace, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and decreasing demand for Imported Recycled Polypropylene
A new initiative has been launched by Mitre10, in association with Zealandia (Horticulture) and PACT Group (Recycling Division), to recycle polypropylene #5 plant pots
Additional Business Support is available from 12 November and includes Resurgence Support Payments, Rent Relief, and a $60 million package for Regional Business Partner Programme and mental health support.
The launch of the Meadow Fresh milk bottles containing 30% recycled HDPE content is a “really significant” moment for NZ.
Plastics NZ is underway in developing a Design Advisory Service which will connect businesses with experts who can help them create pathways to achieve their circular plastics goals.
Spotlight on Circularity: Creating Circular Solutions for Polypropylene (#5) in New Zealand
Plastics NZ has kicked off its project to set up a Design Advisory Service. This project forms part of the programme of work funded by the Ministry for the Environment’s Waste Minimisation Fund to advance the new plastics economy in Aotearoa New Zealand.
.Plastics NZ is pleased to welcome the launch of the Commerce Commission's new guidelines to help traders understand their obligations when making environmental claims, including how to avoid breaching the Fair Trading Act.