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Mother's Day Sale - Celebrating Mums and acknowledging the struggles!

Mother's Day Sale - Celebrating Mums and acknowledging the struggles!

This Mother’s Day marks my daughter’s 6th birthday. She was born screaming and didn’t stop for 24 hours. Then she didn't sleep. Little 10 minute p...
Christchurch Second-hand Shops Map

Christchurch Second-hand Shops Map

Here is a resource for everyone's thrift crawls - a map of Christchurch's second-hand shops. I made this after returning to Christchurch and findin...
Marine protection for NZ animals

Marine protection for NZ animals

Marine protections are an important way to provide havens for our marine fauna and flora to flourish - they include spaces that range from no-take ...
Remix Plastic 2021 Impact Report

Remix Plastic 2021 Impact Report

Our 2021 Impact Report is complete and for it has been another huge year for Remix Plastic! We have been able to continue our impact; through new p...
Want an eco-friendly Christmas?

Want an eco-friendly Christmas?

We have just made a sustainable Christmas easier! How, you ask? We have added waste free home products to the website so you can gift zero waste. T...
My Tūrangawaewae

My Tūrangawaewae

Many shoppers are aware of social issues and want to know where their products are made, and who by. I have been asked a few times in the past if ...
Why Plastic Bottles?

Why Plastic Bottles?

Remix Plastic’s Kōwhai earrings are tipped with brown plastic laser cut from single-use bottles. Like ice cream container lids, which are not colle...
Spring Product Launch: Kōwhai earrings

Spring Product Launch: Kōwhai earrings

We’re wildly excited about our newest earrings! We love our feather series, but birds need a food source so we’re delighted to launch our new kōwhai earrings! The bright yellow flowers are loved by NZers and the way they burst into life heralds the arrival of spring and the lightness of our steps.
11 Reasons why supporting local is good for NZ

11 Reasons why supporting local is good for NZ

There are so many great reasons to shop with locally owned independent businesses. 1 - Better for the environment Locally owned businesses make mo...
Remix Plastic announcement: EcoSplat reusable water balloons

Remix Plastic announcement: EcoSplat reusable water balloons

  I have been working in waste reduction and sustainability for almost 5 years. As many of you will know A LOT has changed in that time. The idea ...
5 Tips and Tricks for Plastic Free July

5 Tips and Tricks for Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is an opportunity for us to think of the SINGLE USE PLASTICS that we can go without. It can be a kick start to new, more sustaina...
Nurdles: Tiny plastics causing a big problem

Nurdles: Tiny plastics causing a big problem

What are nurdles?  Nurdles are plastic pellets used for manufacturing plastic products. They are the raw, pre-production form of plastic and can be...
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