Public place recycling up and down the mountain

Public place recycling up and down the mountain

Making recycling and proper disposal of waste in the public space easy and intuitive is the primary focus of the Public Place Recycling Scheme.

2 December 2020

Our colour-coded, Smart Technology bins are at the heart of this and getting them to as many communities and locations around New Zealand – even if that is atop a snowy mountain – is what we aim to achieve.

In 2019 we invested $25,000 in the Ruapehu District with four sets of bins installed around the area.

Ski areas are hugely popular during the winter, with thousands of tourists and locals alike. We therefore also installed three sets of bins to collect rubbish, glass and co-mingled recycling at the Whakapapa Ski Area.

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