Government scheme increases recycling on farms

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More than 650 tonnes of plastic farm waste has been recycled nationwide during the past year thanks to a government-funded scheme, Environment Minister Amy Adams says. Under the product stewardship scheme, Plasback supplies more than 1000 recycling bins to New …

Winner 2012 Taranaki Council Award

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PLASBACK RECOGNISED FOR CLEANING UP TARANAKI FARMS Plasback, the product stewardship scheme run by Agpac Ltd, has been recognised with an Environmental award from the Tarankai District Council. The prestigious award is granted to recognise sustainable farm management practices. In …

Winner 2011 Plasback Sustainability Award

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PRESS RELEASE Winner 2011 Plasback Sustainability Award The inaugural Plasback Sustainability Award has been presented at this year’s Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) conference on the Sunshine Coast. The Plasback Sustainability Award recognises excellence in sustainable farming practises, with a …

AGPRO joins Plasback recycling scheme

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Agrichemical manufacturer AGPRO NZ Limited is the latest company to join the Plasback rural recycling programme. Plasback is a comprehensive plastic recycling scheme that offers farmers on-farm collection of silage wrap, drums, polypropylene bags and vineyard net. As New Zealand’s …

Parliamentary Q & A “Burning rural plastics”

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Parliamentary Q& A “Burning rural plastics” JOHN HAYES (National—Wairarapa) to the Minister for the Environment: What steps is the Government taking to reduce the amount of rural plastic waste being burnt, buried, or ending up as countryside litter? Hon Dr …