Choose well – choose Handee

September 2020 saw us launch a brand-new campaign in partnership with Choose Well which showcases Handee as a sustainable choice for Kiwi consumers. 

Choose Well specifically focuses on eco-friendly and healthy foods and products, and this campaign specifically calls out Handee's strong sustainability credentials, which includes our new home compostable certification, reducing packaging waste, FSC® certification and our renewable energy sources.

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Handee in NEW more sustainable packaging

Handee's investment into recycled plastic packaging comes after 18 months of research and trials investigating sustainable packaging options. The Handee paper towel range of products has been transitioning to 20% recycled plastic packaging since October 2021. This packaging includes waste plastic that has been recycled, which reduces landfill and supports the circular economy. Handee recycled plastic packaging creates 20% less waste than paper packaging equivalent and has a lower carbon footprint than virgin plastics. Handee packaging can be recycled again in NZ through the Soft Plastics Recycling Scheme. To find your nearest drop off point visit Store Locator | Soft Plastics Recycling

10 years of FSC certification

In September 2020 we celebrated our tenth anniversary of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification at our Kawerau mill in New Zealand, marking a significant milestone in our journey to promote responsible forestry.

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Handee is certified Home Compostable

It's official, Handee paper towels have been certified Home Compostable!

Handee paper towels are NZ’s only paper towel brand which is certified home compostable according to AS5810 (ABAP 20062). 

Instead of sending your used Handee paper towels to landfill, simply pop them in your compost bin at home. Composting Handee Paper towels will help reduce their carbon footprint.

You can easily turn your used Handee and other household kitchen and garden waste into a valuable resource, that can feed your garden or even your pot plants. Handee right?

Please do not compost if Handee has been used with cleaning chemicals or motor oil.

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