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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

Ken, 10°

AUCKLAND, New Zealand

Updated in February 2011

Don't waste money on buying bottled water! By doing so, help look after the environment with a great reduction in the waste and carbon footprint that bottled water creates. GO ON, enjoy a glass of fresh "tap juice"!

Project about Consumerism, Health, Recycling, Sustainability, waste, Water

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

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

Good Shopping Handbook, 70°

New Zealand

Updated in May 2010

Good magazine started a Kiwi shopping guide for everyone seeking green, ethical or sustainable products - from grocery and fashion products to travel and footwear.

Project about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Finance & Money, Food, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, marketing, Media, Organic, 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

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

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

Spicers Loves Paper, 65°

New Zealand, New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

Love trees? Cut one down! A controversial statement sure, but did you know that the paper industry is one of the most sustainable on the planet and for every tree cut down to make timber and paper products, at least three more are planted in its place? The newly launched ...

Project about Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Logging, Recycling, Water

Join Transition Towns Social Networking site, 29°

New Zealand

Updated in July 2008

Transition Towns are starting in over 50 towns in NZ. Groups are addressing the twin challenges of peak oil and climate change and are finding they have collective genius beyond their imagination. Food and energy resilience are often the focus but actually when oil peaks and is no longer cheap ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Energy Saving, Recycling, Water, Weather

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

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

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

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