14 Dec

Plastics New Zealand wishes all of its Members, their employees and families a safe and happy holiday season

14 Dec

Your December Newsletter has arrived!  Seasons Greetings & Office Closure, Principal Conference Sponor, PIDA Awards Open, Science Digest Podcast and more...

01 Dec

SCION recognised as part of the House of Science team bringing science into the NZ classroom

22 Nov

The latest Science Digest Podcast has dropped! Join Rachel Barker, Dr Michelle Dickinson ansd Damien Venuto as they discuss the truth about plastics and recycling - and the common products you can’t recycle.

21 Oct

Haumoana School is Tops! Congratulations to all the Hawke's Bay schools that took part in the Good Caps trial.

20 Oct

Your October Newsletter has arrived!  Recycling Week '22, Upcoming Re:Plastics Workshops, Plastics Innovation Fund Success and more....

19 Oct

Congratulations Marley and Scion! Successful Applicants to the Plastics Innovation Fund

19 Oct

Plastics New Zealand Offices will be closed the week of the 24th - 30th October 2022

18 Oct

Recycling Week 2022: Big increase in New Zealanders recycling PP #5 over the past year says Plastics NZ

17 Oct

Recycling Week 2022 is here! Get involved, learn best practices and help create a waste free future!

19 Sep

Plastics NZ is concerned that many small businesses don't know what plastics were phased out on 1 October. Our CE Rachel Barker spoke to (One News / RNZ) about it.

19 Sep

Your September Newsletter has arrived!  Farewell to Sandy, Plastic Phaseouts Stage 1, Re:Plastics workshops and more...

15 Sep

Sandy Botterill, our Circular Economy Manager, will be leaving us at the end of September for an amazing new opportunity.

15 Sep

Don't get caught out! From 1 October 2022 it is illegal to provide, sell or manufacture certain hard-to-recycle and single-use plastic products in New Zealand:  

14 Sep

The Plastics New Zealand ‘Advancing the Circular Economy for Plastics' Programme;  Working Groups : Pilot Programme for Lids & Caps Update, EPS Working Group Submission;  Circular Design Adisory - What it can do for you! ; Farewell to Sandy

13 Sep

A 20,000 water tank, was dumped on the field at Kopane School early one morning in March. The school children were able to a see a useless old water tank given a second life thanks to the generosity of some Plastics New Zealand Members.

12 Sep

A Recycling trial to collect large Polypropylene (#5 PP) plastic items that don't fit in kerbside recycling has been launched in Auckland with local manufacturer IP Plastics NZ, recycling them into new durable products.

12 Sep

A complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority over a Kathmandu biodegradable puffer jacket television ad has been settled and misleading advertising has been removed.

18 Aug

Your August Newsletter has arrived!  Re:Plastics workshops, digital skills webinar, business updates and more...

17 Aug

Pilot Programme for Lids & Caps Updates, Reporting on the EPS Working Group

14 Jul

Your July Newsletter has arrived! Re:Plastics Workshops on the Road, Save the Date - Conference 2023, Migrant Accredited Visa Policy and more......

12 Jul

Working groups updates - Pilot Programme for Lids & Caps Launching, Report into the Phase out of B2C Consumer EPS Protective Packaging and could you qualify for Co-funding via the Design Advisory - Circular Connect!

23 Jun

What happened when a dip manufacturer tried to swap plastic pots for a greener alternative.

16 Jun

Your June Newsletter has arrived! National AGM & Industry Update, Lunch & Learn webinar series, Golden Shovel award and more......

13 Jun

Frank O'Callaghan from Iplex Pipelines was recognised for his expertise and dedication to the Pipes Industry at the recent NZ Water Conference.

25 May

Your May Newsletter has arrived! Advanced Manufacturing ITP Launch, Lunch & Learn Webinar Series, Working Groups Updates and more......

19 May

Plastics New Zealand's Environmental Committee and thinkstep-anz are pleased to host the 'Lunch & Learn'  Webinar series featuring key environmental topics during June and July 2022 for Members.

14 Apr

Your April Newsletter has arrived! Re:Plastics Workshop, Recycling Consultation, Manufacturing Research, Working Groups Updates and more......

06 Apr

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!

22 Oct

Media Release: Plastics NZ Wins Government Funding to Accelerate New Zealand’s Transition to a Circular Economy

01 Aug

Take the opportunity to put something back into your local environment. A great team building exercise and something your staff will feel proud to be a part of

05 Jul

Recycled polystyrene on the rise as quick cost-effective option for aiding construction

26 May

Plastics Industry call to recycle building offcuts

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