Eco Electric Blanket Recycling

Yes, I know I have used “eco” and “electric blanket” together in the same sentence. Of course electric blankets are certainly not very eco, however many of us grew up using one, and may still have an old blanket stashed away in the linen cupboard that needs getting rid off. Amanda Chapman, aka @amandawastefree ,explains how to recycle and upcycle …

Aluminium Recycling for Charity

Have you ever wondered what you could do with your empty aluminium Green Goddess deo tins or what a better use for soda tabs, beer tabs and wine bottle lids would be? Well, wonder no more! Lions Club have partnered with Kidney Kids to help raise funds and we are proudly getting behind this campaign too. To get involved yourself, …

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 …