Agriculture

National forest policy needed, sector body says

July 16, 2018 ecodaily 0

  The New Zealand Institute of Forestry proposed introducing a national policy for the industry at the sector’s annual conference in an effort to help the Government “develop sound long-term strategies for forestry development”. David […]

Environment

Oregon loses major recycler of electronic waste

July 10, 2018 ecodaily 0

In another blow to Oregon’s beleaguered recycling sector, the second-largest company processing electronic or “E-waste” here has shut down, after a forced liquidation in bankruptcy court. ECS Refining had been handling 41 percent of the […]

Environment

Govt officials weaken local forest rules

July 5, 2018 ecodaily 0

  For Tolaga Bay locals, the new national forestry standard brings little comfort that pine logs and forestry debris won’t smash through their farms again. The new standard places fewer restrictions on harvesting than the […]