Raglan Coconut Yoghurt has teamed up with TerraCycle to make its yoghurt pouches nationally recyclable in New Zealand. This coincides with the brands launch of its new ‘Little Yoghi’ range. Through the Little Yoghi Recycling Programme, New Zealanders simply collect the pouches and free post them to TerraCycle in any used box. The pouch materials are then pelletised and can be used to make plastic goods such as park benches, watering cans and waste bins.
Although increasingly popular with food manufacturers and consumers alike, most pouch packaging is not yet recyclable through standard New Zealand council services.