Rubbish

Trashing our beaches: Plastic and glass found on Rangitoto

A mass garbage collection on Rangitoto is part of a nationwide beach cleanup. The coastline initiative is also telling us about what we're dumping into our…

The fight over Auckland’s new dump at Dome Valley raises the question - what happens when a…

Is it sustainable to just keep putting our rubbish in the ground?

Protestors marched against a new dump they say will 'poison the Kaipara Harbour’

Hundreds of protestors marched down Queen Street in a hīkoi against the Dome Valley dump proposal.

The City of Garbage

In Manshiyat Naser, a ward on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, is an area known as the City of Garbage. Here, the Zabbaleen - which translates…

Snapshots of trash

“It’s really hard to ignore the issue of garbage and consumption when you’re laying in it”Photographer Gregg Segal turned the camera on himself and his family.…

Is compostable packaging actually getting composted?

You might feel the glow of doing the right thing when you see your takeaway coffee is in a compostable cup, but....then what? Which bin does…

Dealing with the plastics problem like a boss

Morocco used to be the 2nd largest consumers of plastic bags in the world. Come 2016 the bags were banned, with fabric and paper bags coming…

A network of reusable coffee cups

It's great to have a reusable coffee cup, but remembering it is another story. No worries, Again Again are creating a cup network that makes…

The truth about our throw away culture

Kiwis throw away over 122,000 tonnes of kai every single year. It's a staggering statistic that needs to change. Re: talked to Love Food Hate Waste…

Bring your own bowl

Do you take your own container for takeaway lunches? Kiwis are using over 30 kilograms of plastic per year. It's time to revolutionise the BYO...

What actually happens to our recycling?

As a country we have a dirty habit of exporting our plastic waste. We think it's time to clean up our act. Do you? 🌏 ♻️