Monthly ArchivesDecember 2022

Free child car seat recycling still available in Featherston standard

A recent amnesty allowing South Wairarapa residents who have expired or damaged child car seats to recycle them for free has been extended. SeatSmart child car seat recycling Programme Manager Toni Bye says funding from the South Wairarapa District Council for the amnesty hasn’t been exhausted yet. “We encourage residents to make use of this opportunity and take their expired or damaged seats to the Featherston Community Centre so they can be recycled,” she says. The amnesty began in November when the Wairarapa Road Safety Council, South Wairarapa District Council and SeatSmart teamed up ahead of the summer travel season to offer free child car seat recycling. The community centre, at 14 Wakefield Street, is open weekdays 9am to 3pm. ...

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Get your child car seat sorted before the holidays standard

When was the last time you checked if your child car seat is still safe to use or is properly installed? Whether you’re heading off on a classic Kiwi road trip or just popping to the shops, take some time to check your seat (or seats) for damage and make sure the expiry date hasn’t lapsed. That’s the advice from Seatsmart, New Zealand’s only child car seat recycling programme. Programme Manager Toni Bye says it’s something which is easily overlooked, especially at this busy time of year. “A lot of people also don’t know child car seats expire, but on average they have a life of life of six to 10 years. So, if you’ve had a seat for a ...

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