Categories ArchivesContainer Recycling

WIN with Agrecovery! Rinse Return Reward$ standard

Win one of ten $500 vouchers to spend with your preferred rural supplier! Simply recycle your eligible plastic containers with Agrecovery at 70 collection sites nationwide during February and March 2013. Agrecovery Container recycling provides a safe and fully compliant programme for the recycling of plastic agrichemical, biological, animal health and dairy hygiene containers. Containers from 59 participating brand owners are FREE to recycle through Agrecovery. Containers must be empty, triple rinsed and 60 litres or under in size. To be eligible containers must still have their label on. Every collection receipt issued by an Agrecovery Collection site during February and March 2013 constitutes an entry into the draw. You automatically become a member of Agrecovery by using the programme. ...

Continue Reading

Waste to be avoided by new shelf life rules standard

The following items outline the issues and new rules around shelf life expiry dates. Clear up confusion over shelf life statements Source: www.novachem.co.nz – January 2012 Eighty-six percent of over 1000 Sunday Star-Times readers polled said they bought food and threw it away, despite rising costs at the checkout. Food past its use-by date makes up nearly half of what is thrown out. A zero-waste advocate said that food was routinely thrown out before it went off because people mistake best-before dates for use-by dates. Wasting food was bigger than just a personal cost issue, because it also wasted the efforts of producing, packaging and transporting it. Snap! Exactly the same situation happens with agrichemicals. People are discarding or returning ...

Continue Reading

Container collection in Darfield standard

Agrecovery is holding a FREE collection event for recycling triple rinsed plastic containers in Darfield. PGG Wrightson, 1 Ross Street, Darfield Thursday 6 December, 10am – 3pm Your containers must be: Plastic, up to and including 60 litres in size Empty and triple-rinsed Free from chemical residue inside & out Clean from dirt & other organic contamination Product label left on Lids and wire or plastic pail handles removed From participating brand owners (click here for a list of brand owners) Eligible containers from participating brand owners are free to recycle. Containers from non-brand owners can be accepted with an Agrecovery user-pays sticker, available on the day at a cost of $2.00 + GST per 10 litre container. All containers ...

Continue Reading

New Invercargill collection site standard

PGG Wrightson in Invercargill is supporting the push for sustainability and environmental best practice with the opening of an Agrecovery Container collection site at their Dee Street store. There are more than 70 Agrecovery collection sites nationwide including existing Southland sites in Gore, Winton and Lumsden but this is the first Invercargill site, allowing farmers, growers and contractors in the area easy access to this free recycling programme. The Agrecovery Container programme offers a sustainable recycling solution for empty triple rinsed plastic containers up to and including 60 litres. The collected agrichemical, animal health and dairy hygiene containers are then shredded by a mobile processing truck and processed into underground electrical cable covers here in New Zealand. PGG Wrightson has ...

Continue Reading

Container collections in Pahiatua and Fairlie standard

Agrecovery is holding a FREE collection event for the recycling of triple rinsed plastic containers at the following locations: FAIRLIE Whitestone Contracting Ltd, Allandale Rd, Fairlie Thursday 11th October 2012, 10am – 2pm PAHIATUA Gleeson Transport, Jervois Street, Pahiatua Wednesday 17 October 2012, 9am – 4pm Your containers must be: 1-60 litres in size, plastic Empty and triple-rinsed Free from chemical residue inside & out Clean from dirt & other organic contamination Product label left on Lids and wire or plastic pail handles removed From participating brand owners (click here for a list of brand owners) Eligible containers from participating brand owners are free to recycle. Containers from non-brand owners can be accepted with an Agrecovery user-pays sticker, available on ...

Continue Reading

Putaruru collection site opens standard

A new Agrecovery Container collection site has been opened at Farmlands on Taupo Street in Putaruru. Local farmers, growers, contractors and golf courses can make the most of this recycling programme at the site which will accept plastic containers on Monday to Fridays, from 8am to 4pm. Empty triple rinsed containers, 1 – 60 litres in size, from 57 brand owners of agrichemical, biological, animal health and dairy hygiene products can be recycled for free. Farmlands have been very supportive of the rural recycling programme since it started in 2007, stocking wrap recycling bags in store and helping promote the programmes, as well as now hosting nine Agrecovery collection sites in the North Island. Site address: Farmlands, 35 Taupo Street, ...

Continue Reading

New collection sites in Pukekohe and Levin standard

Farmlands in Levin and Pukekohe are supporting the push for sustainability and environmental best practice with the opening of Agrecovery Container collection sites at these stores. Local farmers, growers, contractors and golf courses can make the most of this recycling programme at these sites which will accept eligible plastic containers on Monday to Fridays, from 8:30am to 4:30pm (Levin) and 8am to 4pm (Pukekohe). Empty triple rinsed containers, 1 – 60 litres in size, from 57 brand owners of agrichemical, biological, animal health and dairy hygiene products can be recycled for free. Using the Agrecovery programme for products belonging to the 57 brand owners is mandatory for New Zealand GAP accreditation, the produce industry’s quality assurance programme. NZ GAP is ...

Continue Reading

$300 reward for good behaviour standard

To celebrate the opening of three new collection sites in Northland, Agrecovery Rural Recycling is offering recyclers the chance to win a $300 reward. The promotion aims to encourage farmers, growers, contractors and golf courses to make the most of this recycling programme for 1 – 60 litre plastic containers. Through the programme empty triple rinsed containers from 56 brand owners of agrichemical, biological, animal health and dairy hygiene products can be recycled for free. “Anyone who recycles eligible containers through our three new collection sites at Farmlands Kaitaia, Kamo or Dargaville during July and August 2012 will go in the draw to win a $300 voucher to spend with their preferred rural supplier,” says Duncan Scotland of Agrecovery. According ...

Continue Reading

Recycling pays off for competition winners standard

Ten farmers and growers are $500 better off after recycling with the Agrecovery Rural Recycling Container programme during a recent promotion. The promotion encouraged recycling of plastic agrichemical, animal health and dairy hygiene containers at 70 collection sites across New Zealand. Those recycling during March and April went in the draw to win one of ten $500 vouchers to spend at the rural supplier of their choice. Ranging from Waipapa in the north to Ashburton in south, the winners show a good cross section of the primary sector are using the programme, including kiwifruit, citrus, potato and bulb growers, a vineyard, livestock farmers, a spray contractor and even a biodiesel and oilseed plant. According to Duncan Scotland, Sales and Marketing ...

Continue Reading

Container recycling promotion winners… standard

Congratulations to the winners of the Agrecovery Container recycling promotion for March and April 2012! Biodiesel NZ Ltd – Ashburton collection site Malcolm Taylor, M E Taylor Limited – Blenheim collection site Jason Yuill – Edgecumbe collection site Peter Strawbridge, Tutamoe Station – Gisborne collection site Waikahu Vineyard – Hastings collection site (Skeltons) Toby Annabell, Spray It Ltd – Hawera collection site Naivic Farm Ltd – Methven collection site Bakker Bulbs – Rakaia collection site Kerifresh – Waipapa collection site Sam & Hannah Morrah, Ohineumeri Station – Waipukurau collection site Each winner recycled eligible containers at the listed Agrecovery Container collection site in March and/or April 2012. They each won a $500 voucher to spend with their preferred retail supplier. ...

Continue Reading

This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work!

Please upgrade today!