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Our plan for waste

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, circular economy, Green Party, landfill, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, plastic, plastic bags, Political Parties, Politics, The Issues, Waste  /  Comments Off on Our plan for waste

Source: Green Party Since becoming Associate Environment Minister with responsibility for waste I have heard loud and clear that New Zealanders want action and I am working hard on measures to significantly reduce waste, including plastic waste. We have started by phasing out single-use plastic bags. My next priorities, which I recently announced, are dealing […]

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A charge on plastic bags – debunking some myths

By   /  October 26, 2016  /  24/7 News, denise roche, Green Party, Opposition News, plastic bags, Politics, The Issues, Waste  /  Comments Off on A charge on plastic bags – debunking some myths

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: A charge on plastic bags – debunking some myths The launch of my Members’ Bill last week, which would introduce a 15 cent charge on single-use plastic bags at the check-out, has generated a lot of comment on mainstream and social media. From The Paul Henry […]

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