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The regular CIBR newsletter contains news and special interest articles about biowaste management and projects underway.

if you'd like to subscribe to this free newsletter, email cibr@esr.cri.nz with your contact details and specify whether you would like to receive the newsletters in hard copy or via e-mail.

We are always looking for interesting contributions, so if you have a biowaste-related story to tell, please get in touch with us by e-mailing cibr@esr.cri.nz.

 

Newsletters:

Issue 14 Summer 2016 [PDF, 4.1 MB]Issue: No. 14 Summer 2016-17

Features:

  • waste stabilisation ponds
  • vermicomposting biosolids and plasterboard report
  • biosolids application at Rabbit Island

 

 

CIBR newsletter Spring 2016 [PDF, 1.3 MB]Issue: No. 13 Spring 2016

Features:

  • Vermicomposting biosolids and plasterboard on the Kapiti Coast overview
  • Silver nanoparticles in biosolids
  • Tapu to Noa - biosolids management  

 

 

CIBR newletter Autumn 2016 [PDF, 9.3 MB]Issue: No. 12 Autumn 2016

Features:

  • Tapu to noa community engagement framework
  • Land treatment collective conference summary
  • Emerging Organic Contaminants advisory expert panel
  • Biosolids as a business case for coal-mined pasture

 

 

CIBR newsletter Summer 2015 [PDF, 1.2 MB]Issue: No. 11 Summer 2015

Features:

  • CIBR's extended microbiology capabilities 
  • ESR's new greenhouse facility 
  • Beneficial uses for woody biowastes in cities article
  • What's new in European biosolids research

 

 

CIBR newsletter Autumn 2015 [PDF, 560 KB]Issue: No. 10 Autumn 2015

Features:

  • New guidelines for the beneficial use of biowastes update
  •  Gerty Gielen's award winning paper 
  •  Gisbourne District Council's waste water treatment project
  • Using biowastes for environmental benefit research

 

Issue no. 9 Summer 2014 [PDF, 1.1 MB]Issue: No. 9 Summer 2014

Features:

  • Biowastes to convert former pine forests into valuable native ecosystems
  • Planting mānuka to reduce microbial contamination on soil
  • Kaikōura and Rabbit Island updates
  • News about the latest toxicity assays 
  • Triclosan in greywater

 

Issue No. 7 Winter 2014 [PDF, 1.1 MB]Issue: No. 7 Winter 2014

Featuring:

  • CIBR at the Wellington Festival of Education
  • Pathogen uptake in vegetables grown withgreywater
  •  Eco-friendly household product price analysis 
  • Worm bioassays for determining toxicity

 

 

Issue No. 6 Summer 2013 [PDF, 888 KB]Issue: No. 6 Summer 2013

Featuring:

  • Teams updates
  • Advisory group member, Michael Naughton
  • Australian biosolids thermal drying facility i
  • Phytomanagement of biowaste

 

 

Issue No. 5 Spring 2013 [PDF, 6.4 MB]Issue Spring 2013

Featuring:

  • Pare Kore waste minimisation hui in Raglan
  • Australia and New Zealand Biosolids Partnership insights
  • A 'fit for purpose' community engagement framework for local councils
  • Rebuilding damaged soils with biosolids 

 

Issue No. 4 Summer 2012 [PDF, 501 KB]Issue No. 5 Summer 2012

Featuring:

  • The "Up the Pipe" Education Intervention
  •  Advisory Group member, Dr Jill McKenzie
  • Councils that are moving ahead with biosolids reuse
  •  CIBR team Outputs 

 

 

Issue No. 3 Winter 2012 [PDF, 1.1 MB]Issue No.4 Winter 2012

Featuring:

  • An introduction to our new "Up the Pipe" research
  • Native plants and pathogen problems
  • Advisory Group members Chrissie Williams and Mike Ennis

 

 

Issue No 3 Summer 2011 [PDF, 938 KB]Issue No. 3 Summer 2011

Featuring:

  • Biochar research
  • Vermicomposting
  • Mokai with the Tuaropaki Trust

 

 

 

Issue No. 2 Autumn / Winter 2011 [PDF, 855 KB]Issue No. 2 Autumn/Winter 2011

Featuring:

  • CIBR and theKaikōura community
  • Advisory Group member, Sandy Ormiston
  • Troublesome emerging contaminants

 

 

Issue No. 1 Summer 2010 [PDF, 3.9 MB]Issue No. 1 Summer 2010

Our very first newsletter, featuring:

  • Introductions to our Research Groups and their work
  • The potential of biochar to reduce nitrate leaching

 

 

Last update 8/6/17