Our reports & other resources
A catalogue of Reuse Aotearoa’s published reports and other resources, including published writing & editorials, submissions to government or other bodies, and presentations or webinars
Our other Resources
Articles, submissions, webinars and presentations by Reuse Aotearoa
Reuse Aotearoa was born in 2020, founded by Kim Renshaw (Beyond the Bin), Hannah Blumhardt (The Rubbish Trip, Takeaway Throwaways) and Kelly McClean (CommonKind, Aurecon), who shared hopes and dreams for a future where reusable packaging was commonplace in New...
Co-founder Kelly McClean presented at the LCANZ Summit in March 2023Reusable packaging is more than product or materials - it is part of a wider system that, by design, encourages cyclical participatory action and connection. Reuse models require different life cycle...
Refill Revolution invited our Head Researcher Hannah Blumhardt to set the scene for the online launch of the Refill Revolution Campaign. Hannah from 4:27.
A webinar with our lead researcher Hannah Blumhardt, hosted by WasteMINZ, featuring research findings from our Reusable Packaging in Aotearoa report and guest speaker Adam McConnochie from Solid Toothpaste.
Published in the September 2022 issue of WasteMINZ Revolve magazine. "Reuse Aotearoa recently produced its first report into reusable packaging, outlining the state of play, barriers to growth, opportunities for innovation, and recommended actions for local and...
Our three key asks are that:
Reusable beverage containers are included in the CRS, or that producers using/providing reusable beverage packaging are able to opt-in to the scheme.
The CRS includes binding and ambitious refillables targets that apply to the beverage sector as a whole, alongside granular and specific targets for individual beverage producers, retailers and hospitality outlets.
The overall CRS scheme design and the scheme fee structure include various policy measures, incentives and targeted support to drive the uptake and growth of reusable beverage packaging, while disincentivising single-use packaging.
Sustainable Business Network's Plastic Packaging Masterclass Panel on reusable packaging with Hannah Blumhardt, RA's lead researcher as facilitator. Panel: Nada Piatek, Again Again, Rebecca Percasky, Better Packaging Co, Neil Pollett, Green Bottle.