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Things to do while we wait - A Covid-19 plan

Things to do while we wait - A Covid-19 plan

I am sure everyone is feeling as confused and uncertain as I am about how to go forward over the coming months. Here in Christchurch and much of New Zealand, many people are halting normal activities and implementing social distancing protocol to reduce the spread of Covid-19. 

There are a lot of things that we as individuals can be doing to look after ourselves, each other and the environment in this strange time. 

Catering Zero Waste

Catering Zero Waste

Last week we had the privilege of helping coordinate the Zero Waste Network event, Closing the Loop. The topic of the evening was circular economy, so we went all in on the theme and provided food from sustainable, packaging free, local sources. Here is the run down for those of you that asked! 

Fast Fashion and Textile Waste

Fast Fashion and Textile Waste

Join the Fashion Revolution and start supporting slow fashion - avoid brands that exploit workers and damage the environment.  What can we do as c...
Kiwi's care about climate change

Kiwi's care about climate change

The latest Colmar Brunton Better Futures 2020 report is live and has some incredible information around what Kiwi's are concerned about. 
CareSaver Partnership

CareSaver Partnership

CareSaver is a KiwiSaver plan that goes further than simply avoiding companies that harm our society and environment – they seek out companies actively making a positive difference. They provide an opportunity for individuals to have their KiwiSaver funds invested in things that align with their values and support a transition to a low carbon economy. 
The End of a Huge Year!

The End of a Huge Year!

As many of you already know, 2019 has been massive for us here at Remix Plastic. We wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone for their support - whether it was coming along to a workshop, buying a product, getting in touch with a question or recommending us to others. 
Zero Waste Coffees with Again Again

Zero Waste Coffees with Again Again

Again Again is one of those initiatives that you hear about and go “why doesn’t that already exist all over the place?” because it’s just that geni...
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...