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Packaging firm Pact makes NZ acquisition to further circular efforts

The business’ goal is to reach the capacity to recycle more than 60,000 tonnes by 2025.
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Little Green Panda: Turning straw into gold

Every year, eight million tons of plastic are dumped into the oceans. This pant-based straw company has discovered a way...

Coles bag backflip ‘to assist toy giveaway’

More bag ban fallout as supermarket chain seeks to facilitate faster checkouts during promo.

Coles introduces recyclable meat packaging

Coles reduces the plastic waste it produces by the equivalent of 150 million water bottles.

McDonald’s to phase out plastic straws

Fast food giant joins global sustainability push.

How to break up with plastics (using behavioural science)

The key to successfully phasing out reliance on single-use plastic products is to change the norm.

Retail’s plastic onion

A proposed cutback of the single-use checkout bag is but a diversionary ploy.

Woolworths bans the bags

Supermarket giant makes commitment to minimise impact on environment.

NZ card spending falls

Kiwi retail spending on credit, debit, and store cards sees first decline since March.

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