Please feel free to link to our favourite websites, we are confident you will find content that will enable you to reduce your waste and encourage reuse and recycling.
Whether you are a small or large business or just a curious member of the public there will be useful information on this page.
WasteMINZ is the largest representative body of the waste and resource recovery sector in New Zealand. Formed in 1989 it is a membership-based organisation with over 1,000 members – from small operators through to councils and large companies.
Smart Environmental are a Gold member of Wasteminz.
Paper4trees, an environmental education programme run by EERST (Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust), encouraging schools and preschools to reduce the amount of paper and cardboard waste they send to landfill
Smart Environmental support the Paper for Trees scheme and assist with delivery of Trees to local Schools.
Te Kākano Aotearoa Trust is a not-for-profit Trust. They have their own community-based native plant nursery that specialises in propagating plants of local origin.
Smart Environmental plant 200 trees annually in the Upper Clutha region to offset their carbon footprint.
The Glass Packaging Forum was created to address the critical issues of ensuring market opportunities and price for excessive waste consumer glass for those parties collecting glass.
Smart Environmental are
a member of the glass packaging forum.
Click on this link to learn about the SoftPlastics progamme and how it works and what to place in them.
This scheme is currently suspended
Some of our website visitors suggest great sites for more interesting facts on recycling.
Click on the link above to see more fun facts on glass recycling