Category Archives: Waste

The Seagull Centre

It’s been a while since I last blogged, I was a little tied up last week, but I wanted to share with you my excursion today to the Seagull Centre, a Community run Waste Reduction and Resource centre in Thames, in the Coromandel. On it’s facebook page, the Seagull Centre describes itself as “A Salvage Centre offering affordable second hand

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Auckland Council Almost There on Plastic Bags!

On Wednesday Steph Borelle presented her “mayor Len Brown – Ban Plastic Bags in Auckland” petition to the Environment and Heritage Subcommittee of Auckland Council. She spoke passionately about the effect single use plastic bags have on the marine environment of the Hauraki gulf, the area on which she is doing her PhD on offshore ecology, and the gulf in

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