Posts Tagged ‘recycling’

$3m grant for NZ’s first 100% recycled plastic food packaging Comments 0

Monday, July 15th, 2019

The government is investing $3 million in the creation of New Zealand’s first 100 percent recycled plastic food packaging range. Ms Sage said recycling plastics for food containers was part of an effective response to China’s National Sword policy that restricted the amount of waste imports it accepted. Read more Related Posts:Food waste is deadlier Read more

Our plastic pollution crisis is too big for recycling to fix Comments 0

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Every minute, every single day, the equivalent of a truckload of plastic enters our oceans. In the name of profit and convenience, corporations are literally choking our planet with a substance that does not just “go away” when we toss it into a bin. Since the 1950s, some 8.3bn tons of plastic have been produced Read more

Cassocks made from recycled from bottles Comments 0

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

The Church of England has joined the war on plastic as vicars buy cassocks made from recycled bottles. A clerical clothing manufacturer has launched the first-ever plastic cassock in a bid to make priestly clothing more eco-friendly. Read more Related Posts:Bring your plastic waste to church and get a rewardPriestly cassock making a comeback?Versace, Vogue Read more

Sister Anna changing people’s attitude to the environment Comments 0

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Sister Anna Wiwiek Soepraptiwi, a Daughter of Charity who lives in Nausori, has educated many women on how to prevent harming the environment by recycling rubbish and then selling the product. “It is a lot of detailed work, but with perseverance and patience, anyone can create a nice artwork from the recycled plastics,” Anna says. Read more