Recycled plastic fence posts are one of the latest innovative products Citycare Property has on trial in Auckland.
About one kilometre of the sustainable plastic posts have replaced wooden ones at Mountfort Park in Manurewa, Auckland.
The posts, which are shaped like torpedoes, are designed and made in New Zealand by Future Post using recycled plastic bags and milk bottles collected in the community. They are more durable than traditional fence posts, lasting up to 50 years.
Use of the plastic posts is on trial for Auckland Council.
Monday, 1 August marks the exciting start of Citycare Property’s five-year Parks and Gardens Maintenance Contract with Whangārei District Council (WDC). The contract includes the ongoing management of more than 300 hectares of parks across the district. The WDC awarded the contract back in February.
On Monday, 25 July, Citycare Property joined four other council contractors in partnering with Christchurch City Council to operate a battery electric specialist truck within their businesses — part of a broader project by council to help it achieve its goal of halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.