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Zero Waste

What Happens To Recycled Materials?

Many New Zealand businesses are setting up to take advantage of the goods that are recyclable.

Lincoln Falconer and Brigitte Petrie of MEDI- CHEM, Auckland stand behind one of the drums that they distribute nationwide to collect and recycle fluorescent tubes. What does your school do with fluorescent and halogen bulbs?  Why wouldn't you want to landfill them?

Farmer turned Worm-farmer, Robbie Dick of Central Wormworks catches escaping worms at his 1 hectare worm farm in Alexandra. Has your school considered worm farming the food scraps?

Roseanna and Robbie Dick check their stock at Central Wormworks.