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14 July 2020

 
 

Game changer coffee cup hits the market

 
 

Biodegradable packaging company Glopac has launched New Zealand’s first organically compostable coffee cup. The Christchurch-based supplier designed the cup and lid using zero plastic or PLA, and instead, used 100 percent paper-based material. After being in the packaging industry for more than 20 years, Glopac managing director Chris Thomson says this particular cup will change […]

 
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New Zealand’s largest fruit and vege co-op gets rid of plastic bags

 
 

By Julia Steel New Zealand’s largest community fruit and vegetable co-op is switching from plastic bags to returnable cloth bags, in a move expected to save 114,000 single-use plastic bags every year. New Zealand’s largest community fruit and vegetable co-op is switching from plastic bags to returnable cloth bags, which is expected to save 114,000 single-use […]

 
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Greenpeace calls for the banning of plastic bottles

 
 

Greenpeace is calling on the NZ Government to become the first country in the world to ban single use drink bottles. Its Ban the Bottle petition has more than 30 thousand signatures and comes after last year’s ban on plastic shopping bags. Plastic bottles and lids are among the top ten pieces of pollution found on surveys […]

 
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Let the day be-Gin: Black Pineapple launches delivery cocktail boxes

 
 

Premium drinks service Black Pineapple has been providing New Zealand events and festivals with luxury cocktails since 2017. Elevating the business even further, the service is now delivering delicious cocktail kits to your front door for an at-home bar experience. With the hospitality industry being hit hard by the nationwide Lockdown, Black Pineapple CEO Frankie […]

 
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Crowd-sourcing a beauty brand

 
 

Recently launching in Mecca Maxima, skincare brand Volition Beauty is all about clean, vegan, and crowdsourced products. Co-founders Patricia Santos and Brandy Hoffman built the brand on the basis that consumers could have their say, as they believe innovation lies within the community. For Santos, her previous role as a venture capitalist meant she witnessed many female […]

 
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