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Resene paint gets even greener, 27°

A Resene project in New Zealand

Updated in May 2010

Resene’s latest ceiling paint has provided another two steps forward in sustainability for the New Zealand based paint manufacturer. The formulation of the Environmental Choice approved Earthsense ceiling paint includes a special renewable extender pigment. This means a fifth of the volume of the final product comes from renewable ...

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"R-CLASS" INTRODUCTION, 10°

A The Stone Paper Company project in New Zealand

Updated in August 2012

A new class of Rockstock rich minewral paper will be introduced over the existing range Now known as "S-Class" ("S" Stands for sustainable) R-Class ("R" stands for recycled) is a full range that appears and feels almost identical to S-Class but is made from recycled stone paper. As the recycling ...

Project about Air Quality, Clean Tech, Clean Technologies, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Green Wall, greenhouse gas, Innovation, Pollution, Rainforest, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Sustainability, waste

100% Possible Clean Energy Advocates Network, 15°

A WWF New Zealand project in Nation wide, New Zealand

Updated in February 2012

Join us to shape a clean green future for New Zealand. New Zealand could be a powerhouse of clean energy but we need to make some changes in order to shape the future we want. You - as citizens, as consumers, as voters – have the power to demand change. That’s ...

Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Aviation, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Tech, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Design, Education, Energy Saving, ETS, Fuel, Geothermal, Green energy, greenhouse gas, Industry & Business, Innovation, mining, Politics & Government, Pollution, Smart Growth, Solar, Technology, Transport, Wave Energy, Wind Energy

11th Australasian Permaculture Convergence, 20°

An Australasian Permaculture Convergence 11 project in Turangi, New Zealand

Updated in December 2011

Permaculture Aotearoa welcomes you to: Resilience by Design Wed 11th to Sun 15th April 2012 Turangi, Central North Island, New Zealand First time in New Zealand for the Australasian Convergence. We are planning an awesome event- don't miss it! Experienced practitioners, Inspiring speakers, Practical ideas, Excellent networking, Whole systems ...

Project about Architecture, Art & Culture, Design, Farming, Food, Green Roof, Organic, Permaculture, Politics & Government, Sustainability, Technology, Transition Towns

3M, 36°

An Inzide Commercial Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

3M’s tradition of innovation is legendary. So when it was time to move premises, 3M ensured the new environment encouraged creativity and sustainability. It chose to create a NZGBC Greenstar building adopting innovative building and interior materials. InterfaceNZ carpet tiles were chosen as the flooring, providing an innovative modular ...

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Better business; Better World (B3W), 36°

A Colmar Brunton project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

B3W is Colmar Brunton’s investigation into all things sustainable from the consumers’ point of view. It came about when we recognised that there was an almost total lack of metrics related to New Zealander’s attitudes toward sustainability in comparison to the US, UK and the rest of the ...

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Bike-powered music events, 16°

A Marchfest project in Nelson, New Zealand

Updated in March 2010

To use Marchfest (see www.marchfest.com) as a pilot project to create New Zealand's first bicycle-powered musical event. To retain the bike-generators for future events. To pass on the knowledge gained to other event organisers.

Project about Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Art & Culture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Events

Corporate and B2B empty printer consumables collection and fund raising program., 21°

An Inkworks project in Nationwide, New Zealand

Updated in September 2010

Inkworks is actively running a collection program for used printer cartridges from businesses to help reduce the waste going to landfills and to provide businesses with a professional disposal system for their empty and unused cartridges. Inkworks is one of the few companies that pays for usable printer cartridge empties ...

Project about Accreditation, Branding, Climate Change, Corporate Social Responsibility, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Sustainability

Dr Christine Jones Roadshow, 16°

An Earth Food Inc project in Nationwide, New Zealand

Updated in May 2010

In June this year Earth Food Inc will be hosting a two week visit from the world renowned soils ecologist, Dr Christine Jones. In 2001 Christine received a Community Fellowship Award from Land and Water Australia. The LWA Program was designed to ‘provide recognition to individuals with an outstanding track ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, ETS, Food, Water

Electric Propulsion for Pleasure Boats. Solar., 10°

An Altair Marine Limited project in Whangarei, New Zealand

Updated in March 2010

Investigating replacing ICE in sailing yachts with solar or wind generated power.

Project about Clean Technologies, Design, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Solar, Transport, Travel

Honda Treefund, 62°

A Honda New Zealand Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

For every new car sold, Honda funds the planting of ten native trees. In 2004, Honda New Zealand initiated the TreeFund, which funds the planting of 10 native trees for every new car sold, and individual Honda agents fund a further three trees. The funded native trees are planted locally ...

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How dirty are New Zealand cars?, 62°

A Honda New Zealand Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

LTNZ estimates the average age of any given car on New Zealand roads is 11 years. We estimate that this 11 year old car is emitting between 2.0 û 5.0 grams of HC (Hydrocarbon, or soot) and NOx (Nitrous Oxide) per km. This is a huge amount of ...

Premium project about Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Pollution, Transport, Travel

Inulinz Ltd, 10°

A Methane Reduction Ltd, INULINZ Ltd and more project in Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

To grow a highly productive, low input crop on marginal land to yield new, healthy food products with a low GI, and to produce GF flour. To do this we are developing new agricultural machinery and a new processing (extraction) technology. This technology can be used to process waste vegetables ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Food, Health, Permaculture

Jasmax, 41°

An Inzide Commercial Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

Jasmax, an architectural practice, needed a building that not just worked for them as a business but improved Auckland’s urban environment. Objectives included being a good neighbour, setting environmental benchmarks, balancing client work and creative endeavour and reflecting its New Zealand heritage. Using a compilation of Cubic Colours, the ...

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Keep your cool, 48°

A Resene project in New Zealand

Updated in August 2009

Keep your cool Ever thought a house or building would look great painted in a sleek, dark colour – then had to shelve plans for fear of the heat damaging the substrate or the building getting unbearably hot in summer? Well, forget all that. Resene Cool Colour technology makes painting exterior ...

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More sustainable packaging, 10°

A Poynter Agencies Ltd project in Kumeu, New Zealand

Updated in September 2011

Big business generally continues to be driven by "bottom line" considerations at the expense of more environmentally sustainable alternatives that are available today. We continue to hear the pleas of prominent learned and sincerely concerned people around the world, that NOW is the time to act, and that we are ...

Project about Branding, Clean Tech, Climate Change, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, greenhouse gas, Industry & Business, Infrastructure, Innovation, Lifestyle & Behavior, marketing, Ocean, Pollution, Recycling, Retail, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Sustainability, Weather

NextPlays, 49°

A FISCHE° project in New Zealand

Updated in August 2009

NextPlays is a platform for business transformation and sustainable outcomes. NextPlays helps you identify, plan and build the best way forward for your business. The centrepiece of the programme is the NextPLays Lab, a concentrated workshop that delivers an action plan for new opportunities, new customer value and new profit ...

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NextPlays Hanoi, 41°

A FISCHE° project in Hanoi, Vietnam

Updated in May 2010

Bert Aldridge from FISCHE° recently returned from a NextPlays workshop in Hanoi. Organized and hosted by the World Bank Institute, the intent of the workshop was to introduce a tool for building understanding and engagement about sustainable development in Vietnam - you guessed it, NextPlays. It was an amazing experience, not ...

Premium project about Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Poverty & Development, Smart Growth, Transport, Water

Promote community spirit and recycling, 10°

A giveandtake.co.nz project in Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in October 2009

giveandtake.co.nz is a 100% auctions website. We want users to give away stuff (items and/or services) and we also want takers who will recycle the items and get free kind services.

Project about Consumerism, Energy Saving, Lifestyle & Behavior, Recycling

Resene Paintwise, 26°

A Resene project in New Zealand

Updated in August 2009

Painting the town greener Resene is painting the town greener with the extension of the Resene PaintWise paint and paint packaging recovery program, the first comprehensive New Zealand product stewardship program for home decorators. Following nearly five years of development, the Resene PaintWise paint and paint packaging product stewardship programme ...

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