Wakey wakey

The well-known motto reduce, reuse, recycle is being taken to the next level by local heroes and abroad - big changes, led by the small.

Disposable debate

It’s 2018, and we’re still having a global debate about single-use, disposable items such as coffee cups, plastic straws, cheap wooden chopsticks, and more. Here in the Land of the Long White Cloud, the issue of what to do with disposable coffee cups – and how to get rid of them without polluting the planet – is burning as hot as ever.

Sk8 or die

Marlborough-based makers-of-beautiful-things The Paper Rain Project cruised though their Kickstarter campaign target in the hope of keeping up with demand for their locally inspired, sourced, and produced goodies.

Necessity is the mother of invention they say, which is exactly what led Paula Horner to starting a very unique new business utilising an overlooked but plentiful resource.