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How to Make a Worm Farm

How to Make a Worm Farm

Worm farms make great use of your food scraps and garden waste to produce compost and fertiliser that are excellent for growing your garden. The types of composting worms that live inside of a worm farm are usually tiger worms and red worms. Their job is to munch through your organic waste to produce worm castings and worm tea for your garden. Get started with your worm farm by first choosing an ideal spot that is cool and kept shaded from the sun. Beneath your porch or underneath the car port may provide the ideal shelter to get your worm...

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PLA: A Solution to the Plastic Crisis?

PLA: A Solution to the Plastic Crisis?

By 2050, we may end up with more plastic than fish in our oceans. Plastic packaging in particular is the biggest plastic polluter of our oceans, and here is where the biggest switch can be made. While conventional plastics are made from fossil fuels, a finite resource, eco friendly packaging made from bioplastics is a far more sustainable and natural solution that benefits, rather than degrades, our environment. Bioplastics are fully biodegradable and are able to be recycled through the industrial composting process – plastic packaging polluting our oceans need no longer exist at all.   What is PLA? Polylactic...

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Problem Plastics

Problem Plastics

We need to rethink our approach to plastic waste in New Zealand. Hard to recycle and single use plastic ruins our environment and harms our wildlife, particularly our oceans and marine life. Around 61% of waste that washes up on New Zealand beaches is due to plastic. By phasing out certain plastics, we can prevent and avoid waste in the first place. 

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Composting in New Zealand

Composting in New Zealand

Composting is a means by which we can pave the way towards a more sustainable future. By choosing to serve up on packaging made from only eco friendly materials, businesses that support compostable packaging options can help benefit New Zealand. 

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Paper Cup, Is It Actually Eco-Friendly Or A False Advertisement?

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Paper Cup, Is It Actually Eco-Friendly Or A False Advertisement?

Takeaway coffee cups have existed for a long time and there are still debating over compostable coffee cups, whether it is genuinely good for the environment or no better than regular plastic

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