Recycling Week NZ: 7 - 13 November 2016

Recycling Week NZ (RWNZ) was launched in November 2012 and our objective is to increase its awareness each year. Download our Recycling Week poster and get your whole school, office or workplace involved in our daily challenges.

Please use our Facebook page to let us know how you get on with the Recycling Week challenges this year.

Last year was our most successful to date. We encouraged people in offices, schools, or other work places to get involved in Recycling Week and share their efforts and results. The easy-to-remember themes for each day of the week helped generate some fantastic results.

We cannot say for sure how many extra land-fill destined recyclables have been diverted as a result of Recycling Week, but we can say the increasing level of interest year on year has been awesome, businesses are now contacting us in preparation for their involvement. This must have made a difference!!!

Thanks again for everyone who got involved last year, keep up the good work and spread the word to your friends and family. It would be great to see the number of people liking our Facebook page and sharing their 2016 recycling week activities spike in November.
Thanks heaps from the Reclaim team at www.recycle.co.nz

Thanks heaps from the team at www.recycle.co.nz

Recycling Week NZ Archives

2012 was the our launch year and we managed to create interest and generate activities in some parts of New Zealand. Click on the links below to access media coverage and activities.

 
Just Good Business Magazine
Just Good Business Magazine
A boost for NZ Recycling: Just Good Business Magazine profiles the very first National Recycling Week NZ in their 2nd ever issue.
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Green Ideas Magazine
Green Ideas Magazine
Use it again Sam: Green Ideas Magazine profiles the first ever Recycling Week in their Dec 12-Jan'13 Launch issue.
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Marlborough Express
Marlborough Express
Trash Talk: This article highlights the importance of recycling in the Marlborough region. Rubbish taken to the region's landfill each year fills a volume the size of a 15 storey high rugby field!
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Bay of Plenty Times
Bay of Plenty Times
Recycling initiative seeks help: This article highlights how Recycling Week reinforces the good work that the Paper4trees initiative is trying to achieve with schools and communities.
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Far North District Council
Far North District Council
What happens to all the stuff? A great info sheet on FNDC Recycling practices to keep the locals informed during and after Recycling Week.
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Hamilton City Council Official Facebook Page
Hamilton City Council Official Facebook Page
Hamilton City Council helps us out by informing their online community about Recycling Week.
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Waimakariri District Council
Waimakariri District Council
Trash Talk for Recycling Week: WDC shares good news during RW2012 that people have been recycling more than ever in their region.
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Paper4Trees
Paper4Trees
Press Release: During RW2012, Paper4Trees reminds schools & the community of the great incentive they provide for schools and preschools to recycle - free native plants!
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Transition Towns
Transition Towns
A focus on recycling throughout NZ: A brief snippet on Transition Towns' website alerting users to our Recycling Week page.
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