Monthly ArchivesMay 2012

Container recycling promotion winners… standard

Congratulations to the winners of the Agrecovery Container recycling promotion for March and April 2012! Biodiesel NZ Ltd – Ashburton collection site Malcolm Taylor, M E Taylor Limited – Blenheim collection site Jason Yuill – Edgecumbe collection site Peter Strawbridge, Tutamoe Station – Gisborne collection site Waikahu Vineyard – Hastings collection site (Skeltons) Toby Annabell, Spray It Ltd – Hawera collection site Naivic Farm Ltd – Methven collection site Bakker Bulbs – Rakaia collection site Kerifresh – Waipapa collection site Sam & Hannah Morrah, Ohineumeri Station – Waipukurau collection site Each winner recycled eligible containers at the listed Agrecovery Container collection site in March and/or April 2012. They each won a $500 voucher to spend with their preferred retail supplier. ...

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Agrecovery wins award standard

Agrecovery has just been awarded a Taranaki Regional Council Environmental Award 2012. The awards recognise initiatives that maintain and enhance the region’s high-quality environment. Nicolette West, Waste Minimisation Officer, said “This award recognises that the Agrecovery programmes provide an easy and safe system for farmers to dispose of chemicals and plastics that could otherwise cause environmental problems by being disposed of on farms or sent to landfill. “The scheme significantly reduces the amount of waste in the region and conserves resources.” Leon McPhillips, North Island Sales & Relationship Coordinator for Agrecovery, is pictured with David MacLeod, Chairman of TRC, at the award ceremony at the council on Tuesday 15th May.

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Agrecovery presents at ABARES 2012 standard

The Outlook 2012 conference was presented by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) on 6 and 7 March 2012 in Canberra, Australia. Outlook is the premier commodities forecasting event on the Australian calendar, delivering market-leading information and sector analysis on the agricultural, fisheries, forestry and natural resource sectors. Presentations from ‘Agricultural stewardship – international perspectives’ Graeme Norton is Executive Director of 3R Group Ltd, programme managers for Agrecovery. His presentation on ‘Product stewardship enhancing market access for NZ farmers’ is available on YouTube here. Russel Hurst, CLEANFarms and CropLife Canada, presented on ‘Agricultural stewardship and regulation in Canadaac’. His two part presentation is available on YouTube: part 1 and part 2. Karen Gomez of AgStewardship ...

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