Sifting through other people’s rubbish might sound like a disgusting job, but for a group of University of Waikato students conducting the annual waste audit, what disgusted them was the amount that could have been recycled.
Internationally renowned engineer calls for end to plastics pollution on World Earth Day (20 April 2018)
Professor Kim Pickering is backing her work making materials which can reduce waste plastics, with a personal commitment to the environment and a more sustainable future.
And the OSCA goes to... (6 March 2018)
The University of Waikato has just purchased an industrial composter – the first unit of its kind in New Zealand. The OSCA Bite Size 200 can process 200kg of mixed organic waste per day, significantly reducing the University’s waste to landfill.
Is there a future for plastics? (21 November 2017)
Plastics have got themselves a bad name, but can we reuse the bad, and encourage the good?
Sustaining success (12 October 2017)
Major award for working towards a more sustainable planet.
Waikato University wins international award for sustainability (4 November 2016)
The University of Waikato has won the Student Engagement Award at the 2016 Green Gown Awards Australasia (GGAA). The award was presented at an event on Australia’s Sunshine Coast on 3 November.