Cutlery

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Education

There are many environmentally-friendly cutlery options available now: bioplastic, cornstarch, bamboo, and wood.

Reduce

Reduce the need for new cutlery by checking secondhand shops.

Reuse

Plastic picnic cutlery can be taken home, washed and reused.

If you have plastic picnic cutlery from an event which is surplus, please take to the ReUse Academy at the Whanganui Environment Base. 

Recycle

Plastic picnic cutlery cannot be recycled.

Metal cutlery can be placed in the scrap metal bin at the Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre.

Gift surplus cutlery canteens to friends, family, secondhand shops.

 

Disposal

Please keep plastic cutlery landfill, as it does not biodegrade easily.