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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

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

Ricoh - Trees For Schools, 91°

A Ricoh New Zealand project in National, New Zealand

Updated in July 2008

Launched in May, Trees for Schools is a Ricoh New Zealand programme where we work with schools around the country to establish schemes for community fundraising selling native plants, in place of other options often high in sugar and fat. We are sourcing New Zealand native seedlings, and subsidising the ...

Project about Education, Environment & Wildlife

Schools empty printer consumables collection and fund raising program., 15°

An Inkworks project in Nationwide, New Zealand

Updated in September 2010

Inkworks is actively running a schools recycling program for the collection of used printer cartridges in over 200 schools to help reduce the waste going to landfills and to raise valuable funds for the schools. Inkworks is one of the few companies that pays for usable printer cartridge empties with ...

Project about Climate Change, Corporate Social Responsibility, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling

Sustainability course for young adults, 16°

A Green Futures Ltd project in Cleantech Centre in Otaki, New Zealand

Updated in February 2013

We have just launched a new online course that is to be introduced to secondary school students and those studying at private training organisations. Students study sustainability topics like the environment, climate change, energy sources, recycling and recover as well as looking at workplace case studies. Students are also required ...

Project about Education

Appalachian Offsets, 25°

New Zealand

Updated in June 2008

Appalachian Offsets is a voluntary Carbon Offset program to combat global climate change through local renewable energy and efficiency projects in Western North Carolina. We encourage people to first reduce the amount of greenhouse gas they produce but this is an opportunity to reduce their impact by supporting projects that ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Education

Council for Socially Responsible Investment, 25°

Nation wide, New Zealand

Updated in June 2008

A charitable trust with the purpose of educating and advocating for socially responsible and environmentally sustainable investment. We have been going since 2003.

Project about Education, Environment & Wildlife

Eco-My-Flat, 26°

Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in August 2008

Eco-my-flat is a four-week competition and workshop programme aimed at helping university students save money and become more eco-friendly. The competition aims to promote sustainable student lifestyles, with a workshop each week covering the themes of energy, waste, transport and consumption. The workshops, run by a professional facilitator, addressed specific ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Education, Energy Saving, Food, Recycling, Transport

Food for Change, 60°

Global, New Zealand

Updated in November 2009

Causing global change one meal at a time. What we eat locally makes a difference globally. Our mouth is about as local as it gets, so that seems like a good place to start climate changing. Maybe leadership begins with what goes into our mouths, not with what comes out ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Genetic Modification, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Transport, Water

National Permaculture Day 2010, 26°

Nationwide, New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

September 1st 2010 is National Permaculture Day! Nationwide actions on the day, all for free! Please send us your local events, ideas and suggestions.... Hold a street party, plant a tree, hold a tour of your home/property highlighting how you have integrated Permaculture ethics and principles into your lifestyles ...

Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Architecture, Art & Culture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Children and Families, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Events, Food, Green energy, Health, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media, Organic, Permaculture, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Population, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Smart Growth, Solar, Transition Towns, Transport, Travel, Water, Weather

pass the ball, 15°

Reggio Emilia Italy, Italy

Updated in July 2012

Discussing global warming and economic consequences, climate heroes and potential solutions, Nicky and Gary pass the ball in a sort of video tennis presently across the Atlantic from Europe to the US and back. But nothing to stop it flying across the Pacific New Zealand's way! Keeping it current ...

Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Education, ETS, Smart Growth, Social Media, Sustainability

projectChristchurch, 10°

New Zealand

Updated in May 2011

As you may know, an earthquake has destroyed most of the Christchurch City Centre and many of the surrounding suburbs. We want to rebuild with a plan for a sustainable future but we need help getting there. Put simply: We need advice, experience, know-how, and designs on the best ways ...

Project about Architecture, Art & Culture, Design, Design, Education, Permaculture, Sustainability, Transparency

Rubbish Free, 21°

Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in July 2010

During 2008, we challenged ourselves to live without creating landfill waste from our home in Christchurch, New Zealand. By the end of our Rubbish Free Year we had collected just 2kg of landfill waste, compared to the 1.5 tons the average couple throws away in NZ. Eighteen months later ...

Project about Education, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling, Retail

SCANZ 2011: Eco sapiens -- Hui/Symposium, 15°

Owae Marae, Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand

Updated in December 2010

How can we re-imagine our relationships with nature? Join us for an interdisciplinary discussion on the possible futures of human adaptation. We invite people from different worlds — scientists, artists, social activists, cultural commentators, tangata whenua, educators, entrepreneurs and others to bring their thoughts to discussions on: PERSPECTIVES ON A SPECIES ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Art & Culture, Business & Biodiversity, Climate Change, Consumerism, Corporate Citizenship, David Suzuki, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Events, Farming, Food, Green energy, Green Spaces, Health, Media, Philosophy & Religion, Polar Sea Ice, Politics & Government, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Science, Transition Towns, waste, Water

Share your gardening knowledge, 26°

Nationwide, New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

We're building a database of gardening knowledge for Kiwi's and we need your help. We want to help New Zealanders grow their own organic food in their backyards.

Project about Education, Lifestyle & Behavior, Organic, Permaculture

Spicers and the community, 61°

New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

Spicers is proud to be a part of the local community in New Zealand and actively supports a number of not-for-profit and community groups. We have a long-standing relationship with WWF-New Zealand, whom we support in a variety of ways, including donations from sales of our 9lives range of recycled ...

Project about Children and Families, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Recycling

Wood Plastic Waste Recovery, 20°

Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in September 2010

Annually many tonnes of solid waste end up in landfills all over New Zealand. Industrially produced wood and plastic waste make up a significant portion of this waste stream. Latest scientific and industrial developments in the field of Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) have presented us with a great opportunity to ...

Project about Clean Technologies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Design, Economics, Education, Forestry, Industry & Business, Innovation, Pollution, Recycling, Science, Sustainability, Technology

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