Monthly ArchivesMarch 2021

Hawke’s Bay stellar summer rural recycling effort   gallery

Hawke’s Bay farmers and growers are proving that they are good stewards of the land by bringing in massive quantities of plastic for recycling through the rural recycling programme, Agrecovery, this summer. Since mid-December, the programme collected 12.5 tonnes of plastic from the region in just two and a half months.  “This is proof of the local rural community’s commitment to the environment,” says Agrecovery’s General Manager, Tony Wilson. The plastic was collected from five Agrecovery sites in the region before going to the Bin Hire Hub in Hastings for processing. “Contractors were working through the day and night to shred the containers so that they could package and send them to our recycler in Auckland,” says Agrecovery Operations Advisor Felicity ...

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COVID-19 Update – March 2021 standard

AUCKLAND SERVICES AT ALERT LEVEL 2 Collection sites in Wellsford, Pukekohe and Helensville are open for recycling but we ask that you take some extra precautions, including maintaining physical distancing of 2 metres at all times, and letting the site know in advance that you have containers for drop off. Sites may also have their own specific contact tracing procedures. The collection receipt will be used for contact tracing. Site staff can log your drop-off online, or call us and we can do this for you. If you are unwell, stay at home. Keep triple-rinsing containers Make sure you are triple-rinsing containers correctly, see: triple rinsing guide triple rinsing video On-farm collections and chemical recovery On-farm collections and chemical recovery ...

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