ecostore New Zealand Blog

Why savvy recycling isn’t all about the symbol

Waveney Warth, a waste solutions senior advisor at Auckland Council, says checking the symbol isn’t always the best way to sort out what can be recycled.

By amanda
July 11th, 2016
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Creative upcycling: from trash to treasure

Upcycling is a great way to get creative about making old things new, and reduce waste at the same time.

By amanda
November 3rd, 2014
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refill Station in the shop at ecostore in Freemans bay
Ways to reduce the plastic packaging of ecostore products

Even though we use fully recyclable plastics for ecostore products, plastic packaging is still one of our biggest challenges. Take a look at our tips for making your containers last longer.

By Melanie Rands
April 3rd, 2014
Reduce waste: use less office paper

With reduce, reuse, recycle in mind, here are our top tips for using less paper.

By Melanie Rands
June 7th, 2012
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Which is greener, paper or cloth napkins?

If you use your cloth towels and napkins mindfully, then cloth is definitely the greener way to go.

By Melanie Rands
May 28th, 2012
ecostore bulk sizes include dish liquid, laundry liquid, cream cleanser and normal shampoo as well as many others
Reduce waste: buy in bulk

Buying everyday household products in bulk is one way to help reduce the amount of plastic going to landfills.

By Melanie Rands
May 3rd, 2012
Reduce waste: say no to paper towels and serviettes

Instead of paper-based products, why not try cloth instead?

By Melanie Rands
April 23rd, 2012
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