Resources to help you become a Clean Club
Best practice criteria lists
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Links to resources or suppliers
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Administration and Leadership
2. Policy examples
1. Conducting a waste audit
2. Exploring composting options
3. Creating three streams of waste
4. Creating signage
Auckland Council has developed a new app to either download or ask questions.
5. Work with suppliers to reduce packaging for deliveries
6. Installing permanent water refill stations
7. Reducing single-use food service ware
8. Installing rubbish gathering systems or devices in marinas and waterways
1. Conducting a water use audit
3. Preventing oil pollution
Many Supercheap Auto and Repco stores offer oil recycling.
4. Encouraging the use of reef safe sunblock
Goodbye Ouch offer Yachting New Zealand Clean Club members a discount, personalised named labels and provide metal tubs rather than plastic bottles.
5. Eliminating harmful cleaning products
New Zealand's only range of eco-friendly cleaning products creating jobs for Kiwi's with disabilities with recycled bottles and eco products. They distribute nationwide as well as being readily available in supermarkets. They recycle their sugar plastic containers, have refill stations and offer bulk purchasing with discounts.
7. Installing visual icons for club drains
3. Developing a community initiative
1. Including environmentalism in sailing coaching programmes
Yachting New Zealand lesson plans to complement Learn to Sail programmes.
2. Encouraging green boating practices
4. Raising awareness of local habitats and wildlife
5. Education around marine biosecurity
6. Providing education and reminders about predator-free initiatives
7. Encouraging responsible dog ownership
8. Advocating for responsible fishing attitudes