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Waste Away Update

The winner of the Grey Lynn2030 Waste Away guess the number of batteries competition was: Daniel R. He will be taking home a fabulous Maha Fast Charger + 4 Maha 2700mAh AA batteries. These great items were kindly donated by Ian Jenkins of Ecobatteries. Do check out his website www.ecobatteries.co.nz which specializes in NiMH Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable batteries and chargers, LED torches and other ecologically friendly electronics.
Daniel guessed the correct number of 157 batteries! Well done Daniel and sincere thanks to everyone who entered and donated to the Christchurch Earthquake appeal: $141.50 was raised by you.

The Wanaka Wastebusters brought their Unpackit “Roadshow of Joy” to the Grey Lynn Farmer’s Market on Sunday 17th April.  The Roadshow is part of the Demystifying Packaging project they are running that has funding from the Ministry of the Environment.  With their fabulous costumes, juggling and stilt walking, the Roadshow crew were a lively addition to the Farmers
Market. The goal of the project is to raise awareness around packaging and to help the consumer choose packaging that is good – minimal, reusable, recyclable.  They have also been running a competition with entries of best and worst packaging from around NZ.

You can check out the details of their project and check out the results of the best and worst packaging competition.