Monthly ArchivesJuly 2023

Trial leads to free child car seats recycled in New Plymouth district standard

Recycling a child car seat is now free in the New Plymouth district following a successful trial earlier this year. The New Plymouth District Council has put a subsidy in place to fully cover the cost of recycling child car seats through the SeatSmart programme. Baby on the Move Taranaki, in Inglewood, will continue to support the initiative as the collection site. SeatSmart Programme Manager Toni Bye says the council is now the third in the country to offer free child car seat recycling to its residents. “Over the years we’ve had a lot of requests from locals for the service to open in the region and we’re delighted to now be able to offer a longer-term solution.” New Plymouth ...

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Child car seat recycling partnership with major insurer going strong standard

New Zealand’s only child car seat recycling programme, SeatSmart, is celebrating its three-year anniversary of partnership with AMI. SeatSmart Programme Manager Toni Bye says since AMI committed to recycling all the seats written off through its insurance claim process, over 1,700 have been kept out of landfill. “This is equivalent to around nine tonnes of plastic, metal and straps which can be recycled or reused – which is a great result so far. Instead of losing these resources they are going back into making new products,” Toni says. “We’re proud to support the safe and sustainable disposal of children’s car seats, and to have been the first ever insurer to partake in this recycling programme in 2020,” says Paula ter ...

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