In this section
Guides and information on how to compost at home.
Wasted NZ Educational Videos
An educational video series that takes you on a journey through our key waste streams here in NZ.
- Love Food Hate Waste
- Free water bottle refill stations
Resources on waste minimisation
Reducing Plastic Waste
Plastics you can't recycle and how to avoid them
Waste Education and Initiatives in Selwyn District
The Council supports a number of initiatives aimed at waste minimisation. These include education related initiatives as well as support for activities such as product stewardship and waste minimisation at events.
Some examples include our involvement with and funding of:
- The Enviroschools programme in the District
- The Responsible Business Awards via the Lincoln Envirotown Trust
- Waste Free Parenting and Food Lovers Masterclass Workshops
- Subsidised drop-off for recyclables at our Resource Recovery Park
- Funding and equipment for waste minimisation at events
- Promotion of Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean-up Week in the District
- Regional joint staff initiatives including the development of the One Planet eBook and Love Food Hate Waste resources