Fullcircle Recycling, a division of Carter Holt Harvey, plays a pivotal role in closing the environmental loop in New Zealand. We collect over 250,000 tonnes of cardboard and paper products every year and recycle 225,000 tonnes of this in our own paper mills located in Auckland and Kinleith. By using the material locally we conserve New Zealand's valuable resources, divert material from landfills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by not exporting the material from New Zealand.
This unique position makes Carter Holt Harvey the ONLY New Zealand Company which recycles its own manufactured packaging products back into paper & cardboard to be reused within the local packaging industry. We are also one of New Zealand's largest suppliers of natural and sustainable packaging materials. We are unashamedly proud of this position and promote this as a major point of difference between our service offering and those of others in New Zealand.
Fullcircle Recycling has been recycling cardboard and paper in New Zealand for over fifty years and over this time has implemented many innovative and cost effective recycling programs for our customers. We currently provide recycling services to many of New Zealand's largest blue chip companies through to small independently owned businesses from Kaikohe in the North to Stewart Island in the South. Importantly, we are a dedicated recycling business and obtain no financial benefit from collecting or disposing of solid waste so is focused on diverting as much recyclable material from the waste stream as possible. This ensures we have no conflicting agenda's when considering offering services to our customers.
Furthermore, we are a dedicated recycling business and do not own solid waste disposal facilities. We therefore have everything to gain from diverting recyclable materials from the waste stream as we do not profit from collecting, processing or dispo