Wellington becomes chocolate manufacturer’s compostable wrapping testing ground
Chocolate, an old bowling green and compost seem an unlikely combination, but a new partnership between social enterprise For the Better Good and chocolate manufacturer Whittaker’s is creating a new synergy with sustainability at its heart.
Specially-wrapped Peanut Slabs in plant-based compostable packaging went on sale in Wellington and Porirua from Monday as part of an eight-week trial.
Slab eaters are being asked to put their used wrappers into a special collection box based at the retail outlet, which are then taken to For the Better Good’s Edible Earth Urban Micro Farm in Cannon’s Creek [which uses CarbonCycle Composters] for composting.
Read on at: Wellington becomes chocolate manufacturer’s compostable wrapping testing ground | Stuff.co.nz
Find out more at: Porirua, can you help us trial compostable packaging? – Whittaker’s (whittakers.co.nz)