We are working on numerous projects that aim to increase awareness about problems facing our environment and explore solutions for these issues within a wider community context.
Remix Plastic is a sustainability education project that engages people in a conversation around reducing single use plastic consumption and creating a circular economy. We share skills and knowledge to empower individuals to make sustainable changes.
Associated FB Group: Plastic Recycling Christchurch
So Circular is a radio show/podcast by Remix Plastic that discusses sustainability and circular economy. We provide individuals ways they can make a positive change in the world and give local examples of circular economy in action.
One Planet NZ is public information website on waste minimisation, managed by Timaru District Council for its government partners.
We aim to provide resources and news on waste minimisation, reduction of waste to landfills, encouraging re-use and recycling and promoting circular economic systems.
Eco Oikos (eco οἶκος, eco household) is a sustainable living blog set up by Anthea Madill to share her zero waste, economical household tips. The blog also focuses heavily on second hand shopping and promotes secondhand as the new new, aiming to make preloved the norm.
Anthea has a BSc in Zoology. She trained as a PADI dive instructor at Dive Otago and in 2011 was awarded the Rolex Our World Underwater Scholarship for the Australasian region. Through this scholarship she worked on marine conservation efforts around the world.
Anthea is interested in all levels of the waste reduction conversation: government and policy, business and academic research, and individuals and households. Through her experiences in science, conservation, sustainability and living a zero waste lifestyle, Anthea provides environmentally focused education throughout Christchurch.