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Health and Safety documentation required for a plastic recycling business in New Zealand

Health and Safety documentation required for a plastic recycling business in New Zealand

This resource is an overview of what health and safety documentation Clever Green and other similar businesses are required to have to be compliant...
Fast Fashion and Textile Waste

Fast Fashion and Textile Waste

Fast Fashion is the term for cheap clothing that is mass produced with the intention of only being fashionable for a short period of time. This process often exploits workers and damages the environment. Find out about ways that you can consume ethically and sustainability and support the 'slow fashion' movement.
Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

This presentation is designed for Year 9 and 10 students and provides: An overview of the Sustainable Development Goal number 12: Responsible Cons...
How a Circular Economy Can Build Resilient Communities

How a Circular Economy Can Build Resilient Communities

Adopting a Circular System would benefit us as well as the environment, building resilient communities that will be less vulnerable in times of crisis.
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! 

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. 
Christchurch Plastic Recycling Projects

Christchurch Plastic Recycling Projects

In December 2019 we hosted a Plastic Recycling Christchurch Meetup to showcase the projects that are happening locally.  Plastic Recycling Christc...
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.