Stuff.co.nz: How One School is turning plastic waste into desks.
June 2023 Manurewa High School has a plan to refurbish old desk frames using new tops, made with 100% recycled plastic panels from local startup Critical. When the school no longer needs the desktops, they can be bought back by Critical.
April 2023 Conventional plastics recycling is fussy: it can handle only four of the 24 types of plastic, and even those have to be clean. Here’s the story of Auckland-based social enterprise Critical, which uses a proprietary technology to turn a wide range of waste plastics, including more contaminated ones, into construction boards and countertops.
October 2022 The Change Maker transforming our plastic waste into a unique building material.