Monthly ArchivesJanuary 2012

New brand owners for drum recovery standard

In September 2011 Agrecovery launched a programme for the recovery of 61 – 1000 litre plastic and steel drums. The programme started with seven participating brand owners, there now are fourteen! Drums belonging to the fourteen brand owners are eligible for free on-property collection. Drums must be empty, triple rinsed and reasonably clean. They must also be identifable as belonging to participating brand owners. To book collection: For a booking form simply freephone 0800 AGRECOVERY (0800 247 326) or download the form. Drums from brand owners who do not participate in the Agrecovery drum programme can be collected at a cost of $10 per ...

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Chemical recovery ramps up in New Year standard

The Agrecovery Chemicals recovery programme will be holding six regional collections for unwanted or expired agrichemicals early in the New Year. Collections will be held in the Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Taranaki, Manawatu (including Ruahephu, Wanganui, Rangitikei and Horowhenua districts), Nelson and the Greater Wellington region (including Wairarapa and Kapiti). Ten regional collections held during the 2010 – 2011 financial period resulted in just over 15,000kg of unwanted agrichemicals cleared from rural properties. The three largest collections were held in Canterbury, Otago and Auckland recovering 2,060kg, 1,921kg and 1,908kg respectively. Debbie Sherwood, Coordinator for the Agrecovery Chemicals programme said “It’s great to see farmers and growers taking advantage of the programme to clear their properties of old or unwanted chemicals, ...

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Rinse, Return, Reward! Win with Agrecovery standard

Following on from the successful 2012 promotion, Agrecovery will again be running a container promotion in early 2013. Win one of ten $500 vouchers to spend with your preferred rural supplier! Simply recycle your eligible plastic containers with Agrecovery at 70 collection sites nationwide during February and March 2013. Agrecovery Containers provides a safe and fully compliant recycling programme for plastic agrichemical, biological, animal health and dairy hygiene containers. Containers from 59 participating brand owners are FREE to recycle through Agrecovery. Containers must be empty, triple rinsed and 60 litres and under in size. To be eligible containers must still have their label on. Every collection receipt issued by an Agrecovery Collection site during February and March 2013 constitutes an ...

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