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The home of product stewardship

We design and develop product stewardship programmes for industry and business. Product stewardship allows people and business to take responsibility for the products they make and sell at the end of their useful life, so that these products are recycled, reused or repurposed.

Whether voluntary or regulated, we are your product stewardship partner.  Talk to us.

3R Group – combining imagination and science to repurpose waste

Stewardship solutions

Product stewardship lets each party in a products’ life cycle contribute to the effective recycling or disposal of the product and its packaging, as well as looking back up the supply chain to how a product is designed, manufactured and sold.

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Our programmes

From tyres to refrigerants, agrichemicals to paint, farm plastics to child car seats, we’ve been at the forefront of product stewardship development in New Zealand since 2004.  Check out our work to find out more.

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Solutions for your business

Wherever you are on your sustainability journey, 3R will be your partner.  Whether it’s waste audits, resource recovery, climate change action, product stewardship or environmental compliance and certification.  We can help.

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Latest news & updates

New campaign to help businesses take more responsibility for what they make

Sustainable Business Network media release: A business campaign to increase ‘product take back’ schemes has won the support of the Government’s Waste Minimisation Fund.  Product stewardship is when producers, brand owners, importers, retailers and/or consumers accept responsibility for reducing a product’s environmental impact. It involves greater oversight and control throughout the whole life cycle, from […]

Minister’s priority product announcement “groundbreaking”

Government’s announcement that it will begin consulting on a plan to make multiple industries accountable for their products and packaging at end of life is groundbreaking, but long overdue, for New Zealand. This is according to product stewardship specialists 3R Group. Chief Executive Adele Rose says the announcement is one of the most significant in […]

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