Turning waste in to resources

We are working to achieve our waste management goals throughout our business, from our large-scale operations, to small staff initiatives.

In New Zealand ... 

  • We are a member of the Soft Plastics recycling scheme, which provides a collection service for soft plastic packaging materials participating supermarkets on the North Island. Approximately 187 tonnes per year of plastic destined for landfill can now be recycled.
  • The Auckland factory identified it could reduce waste to landfill by removing the blue print on Weet Bix liner bags making them suitable for Soft Plastics recycling.
  • We’re reducing food waste by providing wheat flake fines to farms for animal feed.
  • Our staff canteen has phased out single use plastic.
  • We’re progressively replacing lighting in our distribution centre with LED lighting. This is yielding improvements in our energy efficiency while also improving lighting.
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