Featured Plastics New Zealand Project

Waste to Energy

Plastics New Zealand has been actively investigating solutions for the 200,000 tonnes of plastic being sent to landfills each year in New Zealand.

Plastic is a valuable resource that should not be discarded to landfill.

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Featured Articles

New Zealand Plastics Industry Biennial Design Awards 2014


"Become a hero amongst your industry peers"

At the New Zealand Plastics Industry 2014 Design Awards & Gala Evening on Friday 3rd October 2014, Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland.

Entries close 31st July 2014.


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Sun 4 May 2014
Diploma In Design & Specification of Plastics Semester 2 2014 read more

50 Years of Plastics New Zealand

Read about our history  here.


There are many myths about plastics and their environmental effects circulating through cyberspace.

Determining fact from fiction on the Internet can be hard. We know because people often contact us with questions about rumours concerning plastics. And since many of these might sound scientific or seem like good common sense, it's only natural to be concerned. If you've heard a rumour about plastics and want to know more, you've come to the right place.
Visit www.plasticsmythbuster.org

Also have a look at our Environmental Fact Sheets for more information