At 3R, we leverage expertise, innovation, and creativity to achieve sustainability goals for clients’ industries and government bodies. Our services, from supporting product stewardship to waste disposal, reflect a commitment to holistic sustainability solutions.
If you’re a big thinker who values innovation, clear communication, and impactful results, 3R offers a dynamic environment to make a meaningful impact.
Working at 3R means being part of a purpose-driven organisation committed to sustainability and positive change. Your efforts contribute to real results that make a difference.
We foster a culture of mentorship – tuakana/teina, and provide you with opportunities to grow your skills and develop your career. Our collaborative work environment encourages learning and professional advancement.
Your well-being matters to us. As part of our commitment to our team, we provide health insurance coverage to permanent team members and an employee assistance programme (EAP) to ensure you have the support you need. A hybrid working model for our office based team provides the flexibility to maintain a balanced lifestyle.
We understand the importance of giving back. That’s why we offer 6 days per annum Good Friday leave to all permanent employees, empowering you to use that time to make a positive impact in the community.
Find out more about our team and how we work with our communities.
Dominic Salmon joined the 3R team in May 2017 coming from a diverse background including at Wellington Zoo, Regional Councils, and local government. Find out why he works at 3R.Read More
Chris Hewitt came from a background in Warehousing and logistics. Joining the 3R team in May 2023 his role is the Lower North Island Area Manager. Find out why Chris enjoys his mahi at 3R.Read More
What do you think recycled paint, expired child car seats and an Auckland social enterprise have in common? There is some surprising synergy in the answer.Read More
Published in Bay Buzz It’s been, let’s say, a few years since I was in school but one thing which hasn’t changed is the importance of science. To be honest I remember the subject being quite challenging at school, but it gave me a solid enoughRead More
An innovative programme aimed at raising science literacy in primary and intermediate schools is proving hugely popular - and we’ve jumped on board to help it reach its full potential in Hawke’s Bay.Read More
For a business to thrive it’s the employees who must come first. We couldn’t agree more which is why the health & safety of our people safe is top priority.Read More
Mangarara Station in Central Hawke's Bay is an excellent example of regenerative agriculture and how farming can fight climate change on a big scale.Read More
If just 5% of all short, vehicle-based urban trips in New Zealand were done by bike it would save about 22 million litres of fuel and reduce GHG emissions by about 54,000 tonnes.Read More
Dismantling child car seats isn’t the first thing which comes to mind when finding work experience, but a group of young men and women from LIFT Youth Employment have been taking it in their stride.Read More
Adele Rose explains why the Ministry of the Environment's recent announcement on priority products means to her.Read More
3R's CEO Adele Rose recently spoke at the Government announcement on regulated product stewardship. Read her speech.Read More
The importance of relationships between employees and employers and the way we work and interact has never been more relevant.Read More
Our latest donation to Million Metres Streams has gone to plant trees at the Brookby Project – Papakura Stream in Auckland. Our Auckland depot is located in Papakura – which is just opposite where the stream empties into the Pahurehure Inlet,Read More
People should always be at the centre of the future of work, writes 3R Group Chief Executive Adele Rose.Read More
Six months worth of work by 3R Group's ChemCollect service has not only meant some 8.8 tonnes of chemicals have been properly collected and disposed of, but a Central Hawke's Bay stream restoration project has benefited too.Read More
The back courtyard at our 3R offices has been transformed, using recycled paint for a mural.Read More
Can you live without plastic? Can you go even just one month without using it? It’s a far more difficult challenge than you might think.Read More
With such regular news stories about the huge issue of plastic in the ocean it’s refreshing to find a beach in Hawke’s Bay looking relatively clean.Read More
Chemical collections - we decided to donate $200 for every tonne of materials collected by our ChemCollect service to a Million Metres Streams Project.Read More
What do you expect to find on a beach? Sand, rocks, seaweed and the smell of fresh, salty air? Sadly this isn’t always the case.Read More
When it comes to minimising food waste we can all do our part; shop smart, only cook as much as you need and eat leftovers, among other things.Read More
Oh My Goodness Speciality Breads - waste is something baker Scott cannot abide, plus the bread is simply too good not to use, he says.Read More
A recent crowdfunding initiative through the Million Metres Streams project saw $25,000 raised. This equates to 4,500 native plants and trees.Read More
A partnership with the Million Metres Streams Project successfully raised over $30,000 to plant a riparian margin at Mangarara Station.Read More
National Expedition and Internship is a six week programme for US undergraduates with students interned at 3R Group.Read More
Since its inception, 3R has been committed to support our staff and local community.Read More