There’s a phrase that gets floated about – ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’. And ‘recycle’ is the last one for a good reason. It’s a great thing to do, but it’s kind of the last thing that we should do. Reduce first, reuse next and then recycle if you’ve got no other option.
Jesse Mulligan chats with former editor of Green Ideas magazine Greg Roughan about recycling in New Zealand: