Made Simple

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Category: Waste

Refurbished ECE centre a Zero Waste hero

Refurbished ECE centre a Zero Waste hero

Children’s Ark in Torbay have been recognized for their commitment and leadership in reducing waste in the community at the recent Zero Waste Awards in Auckland. They received a Highly Commended award for Rangatahi – Leadership. The commendation is a…

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Waste free guide – bathroom and beauty products

Waste free guide – bathroom and beauty products

I’ve given myself a monthly challenge of going room by room to look at ways I can reduce waste. First up, in January, I looked at the bathroom. This needed more than one hit with so many items so this…

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Waste free guide – the bathroom

Waste free guide – the bathroom

My January 2021 mission started quite simply with the plan to make a couple of bathroom swaps I’ve been meaning to make for ages – cotton buds and dental floss. I need them to be home compostable – currently they…

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Have your say to reduce plastic waste

Have your say to reduce plastic waste

The Ministry for the Environment has released a consultation document which aims to reduce the amount of plastic waste in New Zealand. It has two proposals – The phasing out of hard to recycle plastic – types 3,6,7 which includes…

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