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Remix Plastic Introduces Limited Drops - Turning Fast fashion on its head

Remix Plastic Introduces Limited Drops - Turning Fast fashion on its head

In fast fashion ‘drops’ are used to respond to our ‘on demand’ society where we expect instant gratification and constant novelty. Mass produced it...
Ōtautahi's Resilience - 10 years post quake

Ōtautahi's Resilience - 10 years post quake

I had a bit of a moment watching Lianne Dalziel Christchurch Mayor wear huia feather earrings as she marks the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Christchurch earthquakes.
The Challenges of Scaling NZ-made Sustainable Products

The Challenges of Scaling NZ-made Sustainable Products

Across New Zealand there are hundreds of talented artisans creating beautiful and sustainable products in their workshops, garages and living rooms...
Govt’s Proposal To Ban Some Hard-To-Recycle And Single-Use Plastic Items

Govt’s Proposal To Ban Some Hard-To-Recycle And Single-Use Plastic Items

On Wednesday 12 August 2020 the Government announced a proposal to ban a range of hard-to-recycle and single-use plastic items. The proposal is now...
CCC Waste Management and Minimisation Plan Submission

CCC Waste Management and Minimisation Plan Submission

The Christchurch City Council is taking submissions on their latest Draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan. To read the full plan, see a summ...
What does my KiwiSaver have to do with plastic pollution?

What does my KiwiSaver have to do with plastic pollution?

Remix Plastic is a sustainability education project that engages people in a conversation around reducing their consumption of single-use plastic. ...
Plastic Free Bathroom w. Remix Plastic / Plastic Free July

Plastic Free Bathroom w. Remix Plastic / Plastic Free July

This year as part of Plastic Free July Aotearoa, we have given a tour of our bathroom to show the different things that you can swap out. This blog...
International Customers - Please Read before Buying These Earrings

International Customers - Please Read before Buying These Earrings

In 1901, a huia feather was presented to the Duke of York, heir to the British throne, during his visit to Aotearoa New Zealand and in 2020 I gifte...
What happened after Jacinda wore our Huia Feather Earrings

What happened after Jacinda wore our Huia Feather Earrings

On Friday 29th May New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wore a pair of the Huia Feather Earrings during a press release about supporting the...
Our Huia Feathers

Our Huia Feathers

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, recently wore a pair of our Huia Feather Earrings* and we have been blown away with the support for o...
Recycling Tutorial: Failed 3D Print Accessories

Recycling Tutorial: Failed 3D Print Accessories

Recycling 3D printer plastic waste tutorial as part of our Makerspace series. These resources aim to provide ideas and inspiration for others to consider how these may impact the environment and explore ways to reduce that impact where possible.

Often 3D printers cut out part way through the job or prototyped objects are no longer needed. These items may have potential to become something other than planned!
Social Change, One Name Tag at a Time

Social Change, One Name Tag at a Time

Name labels are often used for conferences, meetings, workshops and networking events. Working in waste reduction I was surprised to find this is e...