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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

Environmental Choice, 25°

A The Stone Paper Company project in Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in October 2011

Following an intensive evaluation process here in New Zealand with the Stone Paper Company Ltd and with the manufacturer in Taiwan, Rockstock Rich mineral paper has achieved Environmental Choice in two catagorys 2011confirming the environmental benefits in using stone paper.

Project about Air Quality, Clean Technologies, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, greenhouse gas, Industry & Business, Pollution, Rainforest, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Sustainability, waste, Water

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

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

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

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 ...

Premium project about Clean Technologies, Deforestation, Electric vehicles, Environment & Wildlife, Industry & Business, Logging, Smart Growth

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

Ricoh helps restore Motuihe Island, 167°

A Ricoh New Zealand project in Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in July 2008

On the morning of Sunday March 9, 2008, a team of over 100 Ricoh volunteers set out from downtown Auckland by ferry to Motuihe Island. Ricoh employees were joined by their families and friends for the day out, and even a couple of families from our Hamilton branch made the ...

Project about Deforestation, Environment & Wildlife

Go Green Expo , 25°

Auckland, Christchurch & Wellington, New Zealand

Updated in May

NZ's Largest Organic, Sustainability & Green Living Expo's Auckland & Wellington and Now Christchurch! Everything you need for better living - Discover exciting new choices at NZ’s largest organic and sustainable living show! Learn, try and buy from selected, genuine eco-brands from start ups to thriving NZ businesses What is ...

Project about Advertising, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Business & Biodiversity, carbon certification, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Tech, Clean Technologies, Coal & Oil, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Events, Fairtrade, Food, Green energy, Health, hydro energy, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, marketing, Media, Organic, Recycling, Soil, Solar, Sustainability, Technology, Tourism, Transport, waste, Wind Energy

Community Reefs, 103°

Opotiki, New Zealand

Updated in June 2013

The green benefits of forming fish growing reefs close to boat launching areas are many: Fishermen use significantly less petrol getting to where fish are. Simpler near shore fishing boats can be used. The fishing is action packed, fun and produces a greater diversity of species. Smaller catches can be ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, biological farming, Business & Biodiversity, Carbon Sequestration, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Health, Ocean, Organic, Poverty & Development, Science, Sustainability, Tourism, Transition Towns, Water

Orana Wildlife Park, 30°

Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in October 2012

Orana Wildlife Trust is a registered charitable trust and not-for-profit organisation that owns and operates Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch, NZ. The trust achieves over 90% of its income through gate takings - the rest is from grants, donations and sponsorships.

Project about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Deforestation, Environment & Wildlife

Kapiti Off Grid, 73°

Kapiti, New Zealand

Updated in June 2012

We built a Lo-Grid home in the form of that classic Kiwi Villa in mid 2010. We insulated by exceeding NZ standards, out hot water comes from that big yellow round thing in the sky, backed up by a woodburner supplied by those tall things that grow out of the ...

Project about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Green energy, Pollution, Recycling, Solar, Water

Face up to the Future, Conference 2012, 10°

Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand

Updated in April 2012

Facing up to the future of conservation If you care about the challenges and opportunities facing conservation in New Zealand, there is one conference you can’t afford to miss this year. Forest & Bird’s Face Up to the Future conference will be held at Te Papa in Wellington on ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Business & Biodiversity, Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Conservation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, mining, Ocean

The Paper Bag, 20°

New Zealand

Updated in March 2011

The Paper Bag is a blog about graphic design in New Zealand. We have chosen to focus on companies that share our interest and commitment to sustainability, whether it be social, environmental or economic.

Project about Advertising, Branding, Business & Biodiversity, Climate Change, Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Social Responsibility, Design, Design, Environment & Wildlife, Fairtrade, marketing, Organic, Recycling, Sustainability

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

Make a commitment to drink great wines with great sustainability credentials!, 115°

New Zealand

Updated in February 2010

In 2006 the Grove Mill winery in Marlborough became the first certified carbon neutral winery in the world. Its owners, the New Zealand Wine Company (NZWC), achieved Landcare Research’s carboNZeroCert TM certification for their vineyards and production of wines at Grove Mill, and for freight of the wine to ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Art & Culture, Consumerism, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Health, Lifestyle & Behavior

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

Spicers Moves to Greener Pastures, 45°

Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

In recent times Spicers Paper moved to greener pastures, where their new premises provided proof of the company's commitment to the environment and sustainability. The new office space is located in Highbrook office park in East Tamaki, just south of Auckland city. The building was developed by the Goodman ...

Project about Architecture, Climate Change, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Industry & Business, Recycling, Solar, Water

NZGreen, 25°

Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

The world is in trouble, NZ is in trouble, you and I are in trouble. We are in trouble because humans have failed to recognise that their own welfare is critically linked to a healthy natural world. We have destroyed nature almost to the point of no return. Everywhere you ...

Project about Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife

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

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

Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park, 65°

Marlborough, New Zealand

Updated in April 2008

Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park is an isolated peninsula in the Marlborough Sounds. Originally a large sheep station the property is now dedicated to “the business of saving our environment”. Ron Marriott of Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park says, “We have two goals – the first is to work with landowners to encourage ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Carbon Sequestration, Consumerism, Environment & Wildlife

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