Recycling Week NZ: 16-22 November 2015
Recycling Week NZ (RWNZ) was launched in November 2012 and our objective is to make 2015 bigger and better. Download our Recycling Week poster and get the whole school or office involved in our daily challenges.
Please use the Contact Form or message us on our Facebook page to let us know how you get on with the Recycling Week challenges this year.
For RWNZ2013 we produced a video and daily theme posters to help spread the message. We encouraged ways for people in offices, schools, or families to get involved in Recycling Week. The easy-to-remember themes for each day of the week helped generate some ideas.
The top level results for Recycling Week 2013 were as follows:
- We recorded 24 occurrences of media mentions for RWNZ2013
- There were over 900 views of our YouTube video
- We recorded over 1,300 new visitors to www.recycle.co.nz (compared to 747 last year)
- Around 34GBs of information was downloaded (compared to 923MBs last year)
- Our day 2 Tuesday posters had the highest number of downloads with 2,728 posters downloaded
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 level of interest in our communications and information tools has been awesome. This must have made a difference!!!
Thanks again for everyone who got involved, keep up the good work and spread the word to your friends and family. Be great to see the number of people liking our Facebook page exceed 4,000 before 2015. Thanks heaps from the team at www.recycle.co.nz
Recycling Week NZ Archives2012 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.
A boost for NZ Recycling: Just Good Business Magazine profiles the very first National Recycling Week NZ in their 2nd ever issue.
Use it again Sam: Green Ideas Magazine profiles the first ever Recycling Week in their Dec 12-Jan'13 Launch issue.
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!
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.
What happens to all the stuff? A great info sheet on FNDC Recycling practices to keep the locals informed during and after Recycling Week.
Hamilton City Council helps us out by informing their online community about Recycling Week.
Trash Talk for Recycling Week: WDC shares good news during RW2012 that people have been recycling more than ever in their region.
Press Release: During RW2012, Paper4Trees reminds schools & the community of the great incentive they provide for schools and preschools to recycle - free native plants!
A focus on recycling throughout NZ: A brief snippet on Transition Towns' website alerting users to our Recycling Week page.