plastic wrappers and bags on wooden floor - soft plastic recycling

 

Soft Plastic Recycling

Eco-warrior and Trash Talking Mama Hayley Crawford is passionate about reducing waste. This week she looks at which soft plastics can be recycled and who will take them. There have been several changes on the recycling front recently including the collection of soft plastics resuming at locations in Auckland, Waiheke Island, Hamilton and Wellington, look for the green and white bins at …

 

palm oil, hands in berries

 

Palm Oil Is Still Bad

It probably comes as no surprise, but palm oil is still bad. And it turns out that even the eye-roll inducing “sustainable” palm oil used by so many environmentally friendly companies (NZ companies included) might be just as bad. Here’s a great article that goes into great detail about the MANY facets of the industry that make supporting it seem …