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3R – e-news Oct17 – Finding the perfect balance image

Spring has most definitely arrived in the Bay with new growth springing up everywhere, Tuis dining out on kowhai blossoms and temperatures already reaching the mid-20’s. Here at 3R, we’ve been working on that perfect balance between growth and reduction – growing in terms of new faces, new connections and new opportunities, while always seeking out reductions in our carbon emissions through our carboNZero™ certification. This newsletter covers: Fresh faces – we welcome three new staff members Championing a clear solution – 3R appointed scheme managers for the Glass Packaging Forum Connecting the Bay – our SBN Regional Business Connector series Continued commitment to carboNZero Mattresses hit the front page Read the full newsletter

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3R – e-news Mar17 – Taking the pain out of chemical collection image

Introducing ChemCollect! Through our previous work in chemical stewardship and collection, we know there is always a small percentage of chemicals in circulation that, for whatever reason, are not used or sold for their intended purpose. Not to mention legacy chemicals that have been sitting around for years with owners unsure of the correct disposal solution. ChemCollect is our answer to hassle-free chemical collection and disposal, with the added bonus of protecting our streams and rivers along the way. Curious? Find out more.

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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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