Circular Economy

Government announcement supports lubricant packaging recycling plans

[caption id="attachment_324" align="alignright" width="469"] 3R Group GM Innovation Trevor Tutt managed the voluntary product stewardship project for lubricant containers. [/caption]Hundreds of tonnes of recyclable plastic from oil drums and other lubricant containers will no longer end up in landfill, following an announcement by Government today...

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Minister’s announcement smooths the way for lubricant container stewardship

Millions of plastic oil drums and other lubricant containers going to landfill is set to become a thing of the past in New Zealand. Today’s announcement by Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage outlines consultation to declare single-use consumer plastic packaging a priority product under...

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Lubricant container stewardship work forges ahead

[caption id="attachment_309" align="alignright" width="1024"] Project Manager Adele Rose and Bob Foothead of Oil Intel Ltd, one of the brands leading the project. PHOTO: Tim Whittaker Photography[/caption] Media release: A project to end the land-filling of waste lubricant packaging in New Zealand has reached a significant milestone with...

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