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The CIBR newsletter released quarterly contains news and special interest articles about biowaste management and the different research projects that are underway within the teams.

If you would 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:

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: 21/08/2018