Environment Southland Awards 2015

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Southland’s environmental champions were recognised at the 20th Annual Southland Environment Awards in Invercargill in August. There were 33 nominees, representing all corners of the region with each one contributing to the betterment of Southland’s environment. The winner of the Commercial …

Record volume of waste plastic

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Plasback collected a record volume of waste plastic from farms during the month of September with over 250 tonnes collected and baled during the month. Our new balers in Matamata and Palmerston North have improved the collection network with a …

Silage wrap recycling on upward trend

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Silage wrap recycling is gaining pace. New Zealand’s farm plastic recycling specialist Plasback says it recently passed the 3000 tonne mark and it will add another 1000 tonne to its total this year. Plasback manager Chris Hartshorne says the scheme …

Zebras will get a trial run on Pennsylvania Avenue

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Article found here- http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/19568/zebras-will-get-a-trial-run-on-pennsylvania-avenue/ by Ryan Sigworth   •   July 24, 2013 DC transportation officials say a small physical barrier called the Zebra could prevent illegal U-turns on Pennsylvania Avenue, which endanger cyclists using the bike lanes. After some …

Agrecovery withdrawal from wrap collection-Plasback continue

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Media Release 31 October 2013 Agrecovery silage plastic recycling update The Agrecovery Rural Recycling Programme has announced it is withdrawing from collecting and recycling used silage plastics from mid 2014. Agrecovery has collected over 700 tonnes of used silage plastics …

Business as usual-Plasback collections continue to grow!

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No hiccups in silage wrap recycling New Zealand’s largest on-farm recycling company, Plasback, says it is business as usual and all farmers can still safely dispose of their waste silage plastic despite Agrecovery’s recent announcement that it will no longer …

Field Day Updates!

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It’s that time of year again- Field day season! The Plasback team headed up to the Central Districts Field Day in Fielding on from the 7th until the 9th of March. The blistering heat (which lead to the district being …

Collections steadily increase!

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Plasback collections are steadily on the rise in the North Island. Have a look at the load our excellent collectors, Slattery Contracting, got the other day!

Plasback Expand in South Westland

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Plasback expand collection network in South Westland. Plasback and South Westland Rubbish Removal have joined forces to strengthen the collection network for farmers in the Hari Hari to Fox Glacier area. Plasback Scheme Manager, Chris Hartshorne, said “ We are …