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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...
Kirihou Kore Hōngongoi - Plastic Free July

Kirihou Kore Hōngongoi - Plastic Free July

Walking along our beautiful beaches, it is easy to spot intriguing shells and stones. You can scan the sand in search of beautiful natural pieces ...
Our Story in the Media

Our Story in the Media

We have been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to get our story to a wider audience via mainstream media. Huge thanks to all the reporters a...
How to be a Conscious Consumer

How to be a Conscious Consumer

Buying stuff is part of the current environmental problem - namely low quality, mass-produced products that we don't need. Ideally we'd all live by...
Our Huia Feathers: An Update

Our Huia Feathers: An Update

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, wore a pair of our Huia Feather Earrings* and we have been blown away with the support for our work f...
Why Reusables?

Why Reusables?

The problem is single use Plastic is an incredibly useful material; it is water resistant and lightweight, it can be used for almost anything. The ...
Is your bank investing in fossil fuels? Probably

Is your bank investing in fossil fuels? Probably

You know how sometimes there’s something that never makes it off your to-do list? Changing banks is often one of those things - most of us bank whe...
Why Ice Cream Container Lids?

Why Ice Cream Container Lids?

The problem with recycling is that just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, you learn that something that you’ve been happily putting in your recycling bin actually can’t be recycled. Like ice cream containers lids. 
Lockdown and New Pīwakawaka Earrings

Lockdown and New Pīwakawaka Earrings

Remix Plastic is celebrating our collective resilience as a team of 5 million with the release of pīwakawaka feather earrings. Made from recycled ice cream container lids they remind us of what we can achieve for each other and for our wildlife when we all work together.
Shipping to Australia

Shipping to Australia

Previously we wrote about why we weren’t shipping internationally but we’ve still shipped to Australia because we felt like we didn’t want our Trans-Tasman neighbours to feel excluded, especially when so many Kiwis live there.

In 2021 we’re going to be keeping it local and no longer ship to Australia. We want our Aussie friends to do the same and support their own local craftspeople.

Remix Plastic Impact Report 2020

Remix Plastic Impact Report 2020

2020 has seen a massive shift in our business. We have been so excited to have the opportunity to not only reach more people with our environmental...
Remix Plastic’s Black Friday Deal (you guessed it - it’s a bit different)

Remix Plastic’s Black Friday Deal (you guessed it - it’s a bit different)

You won’t see any Black Friday/Cyber Monday specials on the Remix Plastic website - all the prices are staying the same. But for every item purchased over the weekend* 10% of the retail price will be donated to Trees that Count. So the winners of our Black Friday deal are NZ’s wildlife, the health of our streams, trees to absorb carbon, your children’s future and you - for making your purchases count in 2020!
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