- The Waste Strategy & legislation consultation document needs your input! Have your say about the future of waste in this country. The Zero Waste Network in conjunction with The Rubbish Trip have created a submission guide. One is a short version and one is the more in depth version. You can enter your submission here. If you'd like to read more please check out The Rubbish Trip website. The submission is open until the 10th of December.
- An article from Stuff outlining issues and costs of landfilling.
- There are many solutions already in existence for reducing carbon through a more regenerative economic model which also includes a big focus on waste minimisation. All steps count. Check out this video by the Zero Waste network Aotearoa to get a better idea!
- There is also an opportunity to make a submission for new proposals to waste legislation and emissions reductions plan (ERP) the new waste. This television interview outlines the basics.
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There is a wealth of information out there on what is happening in the world of plastic pollution, climate and other related issues. One page that has a lot of interesting articles all ready for you to take your pick from is the Environmental Health News webpage. There are articles on the effects of plastic chemicals on the human reproductive system, to an article about a Canadian business that is taking a new approach to tackling plastic pollution.