How recycled chip packets are helping Auckland's vulnerable
An Auckland-based organisation is helping the city’s most vulnerable people in the most unlikely of ways – with empty potato chip packets.
The Chip Packet Project (CPPNZ) was founded in September 2021 during lockdown, and was a spin-off of the UK-based organisation, Crisp Packet Project.
The organisation collects freshly-washed chip packets, or any foil-wrapped food item, before fusing them together with an iron to create a “survival sheet” for Aucklanders in need.
Link to video and article: 'Making a difference': How recycled chip packets are helping Auckland's vulnerable | Stuff.co.nz