Sustainable Living

Off The Grid Week: What happens when you ditch the rat race

It sounds freeing. But what would it actually take?

The Government wants to pay you 20c for every bottle you recycle

Compost collection for every home and a bottle buy-back scheme are part of the proposed changes.

9 gift ideas made in Aotearoa for your last-minute Christmas shopping

Christmas is just two weeks away, so for those who are stuck on last-minute gift ideas, we’ve put together a wishlist of things the Re: team…


This Wellington startup has a solution for the takeaway containers we keep throwing away
Every Friday, Sarah Booher would bike around the corner to pick up takeaways…

Why don't companies have to pay for the waste their packaging produces?

Manufacturers are getting a free ride by making New Zealanders pay for the disposal of their plastic packaging, an environmental group says.Last year I bought three…