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Why are we called Remix Plastic?

Why are we called Remix Plastic?

We realised a while back that we never explained our project name - better late than never. 
Pop Lab Summary

Pop Lab Summary

  Pop Lab was an installation and temporary fabrication lab in the Arts Centre over summer 2018/19 that acted as a Fab City prototype demonstratin...
Share Plastic E-Book by Remix Plastic (FREE)

Share Plastic E-Book by Remix Plastic (FREE)

Share Plastic showcases a selection of products and designs from plastic recycling projects around the world. The aim of this book is to inspire pe...
Christchurch is a Sharing City

Christchurch is a Sharing City

This week saw the launch of the Christchurch Sharing Map, an online resource that aims to make the city's amazing sharing economy accessible to peo...
A Bottle Deposit - Making your Plastic Bottle Worth Something

A Bottle Deposit - Making your Plastic Bottle Worth Something

Today the government announced they will look into implementing a nationwide plastic bottle deposit scheme. For more information about what that wo...
The Circular Economy - What is it and could it be the answer?

The Circular Economy - What is it and could it be the answer?

Looking beyond the current take-make-waste extractive industrial model, a circular economy aims to redefine growth, focusing on positive society-w...
Climate Emergency – What does it mean?

Climate Emergency – What does it mean?

First thing to know is that climate change does not satisfy the definition of an “emergency” under the Civil Defense and Emergency Management Act ...
Soft Plastic Recycling

Soft Plastic Recycling

The Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme that was rolled out around NZ is going to be reduced. Introduced in 2015, drop off points at supermarkets around...
A Lens into the Future of Retail

A Lens into the Future of Retail

Our latest project, Pop Lab: Imagine a store where all products can be downloaded and customised to your specific needs. An experience where you kn...
Necessary Traditions Festival 2018

Necessary Traditions Festival 2018

Thanks to everyone that came along to the 'home' stall at the NT Festival over the weekend. It was great to discuss the plastic free options avail...
Recycling Isn't the Answer

Recycling Isn't the Answer

It may come as surprise to some people that while we work in recycling plastic, we don't think that recycling is the solution to the plastic pollut...
Event Series

Event Series

I am very excited to be compiling a list of workshops that we are offering. We have already had loads of interest from various groups. Check out the series we are running at the Mount Pleasant Community Centre in conjunction with the Farmers Market.