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3R – e-news Oct 2016 – sharpening our pencil on carbon image

In this 3R update we launch our latest Sustainable Development Report, share some news on our carbon impact (or lack of) and discuss stewardship and recycling on RNZ National’s Nine to Noon. So you could say we’re currently doing the walk AND the talk on sustainability. We’re also giving a shout-out to a couple of very worthy upcoming events that you can get involved in. There’s a great business community in New Zealand showing some much-needed leadership on a range of important sustainability issues. We’re proud to be a part of it. In this e-news: Our second Sustainable Development Report 3R goes CarboNZero 3R on the airwaves Mattress recycling at WasteMINZ Sustainable Business Awards Read more

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3R e-news Jul 16 – Reimagineers popping up everywhere standard

Who said winter was a time of rest?  Recent weather has at times resembled spring, and so has our workload. Highlights include our largest quarter of Agrecovery collections in its 10 year history, plus we commenced a range of projects across multiple industries.  However, between all that and a number of new staff, we still found time to go to the beach! Read on to find out more about… Finding answers with Westland Milk Products – Having the right answers to customers’ sustainability questions isn’t just a matter of triple bottom line reporting, or good PR – it is a question of survival. 3R is helping WMP meet these demands… Smashed it! – 3R has reduced our carbon footprint by ...

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3R e-news Mar 16 – Imagine if there was a better way standard

When someone asks what you do for a job, how long is your answer? Can you describe it in a single word, a sentence or does it require more explanation? Some are easier than others; for example my wife is a vet. One short word that most people instantly understand. I, on the other hand, am a Reimagineer. This is also just one word but, as intended, it often stimulates more questions than it answers. To find out where I’m going with this, read our March e-news … Thanks, Duncan Headlines: New 3R Video – “Imagine if there was a better way” is a 2 minute synopsis of what we do here at 3R… Waste = Opportunity – are you our ...

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3R e-news Dec 15 – Relax, Recharge, Revitalise standard

The 3R team would like to thank everyone that we’ve worked with in 2015. It’s been a very satisfying year on many levels; we’ve enjoyed our ongoing relationships, met some great people and been challenged with exciting new opportunities. Check out what we’ve been up to lately: Awards – 3R has been officially recognised for our work this year at two recent industry events… Not your everyday recycling – turns out our granulator can eat 58,000 Bio-Balls for breakfast… See it for yourself – 3R’s entire team recently enjoyed two days in Auckland visiting business partners and other recycling providers… And the Oscar goes to… watch out for our new 3R video, coming to your screen soon! Read our December ...

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3R e-news Sept 15 – Caution. Innovation Ahead. image

Innovation Ahead Wow, what a year we’re having! Over the last 12 months so many more companies and organisations have been looking at how they can improve their sustainability performance. With that comes new attitudes to reducing waste to landfill and exciting opportunities for consumers, New Zealand, and of course for 3R! We’ve also celebrated some milestones recently with the programmes and projects we manage: Agrecovery – nine successive years of growth Resene PaintWise – 23% increase in volume this past financial year Dulux Paint and Paint Packaging Take Back Programme – 22% increase in volume this past financial year SeatSmart – awarded funding from Sustainable Initiatives Fund Trust for a Christchurch trial Mattresses – the project is progressing quickly ...

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