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Off to the tip ... 33,000 polystyrene cups

Monday - Waikato University every year sends 33,000 polystyrene cups to the landfill.

Big business signs up with sustainability driver

Rachel Brown ... tipping point.

22 Sep 14 - Some of New Zealandís largest companies and organisations have signed up to a new international movement on sustainable business.

Why Kiwibank took its business to the kids

22 Sep 14 - When Kiwibank wanted to know how to move beyond the first stage of being a sustainable business, it asked a bunch of 10-year-olds.

Want to recycle? Just ask the Garbage Guru

22 Sep 14 - Sydney has launched an app it hopes will drive recycling.

Green start-ups eyeball Snowball crowd-funder

Shaun Edlin ... few options.

16 Sep 14 - Clean-tech start-ups are showing interest in a new crowd-funding platform for business.

Sustainability council pushes puchasing power

Penny Nelson ... leading from the front.

25 Aug 14 - Some of New Zealandís biggest companies are working out how they can use their purchasing power to drive the new economy.

First rule of green business: Keep it simple

25 Aug 14 - How do you turn your company into a green company Ė the type of company capable of doing business with organisations demanding sustainable procurement?


Gases importers pay $1.5m carbon taxes

11 Aug 14 - Importers of synthetic greenhouse gases paid nearly $1.5 million in carbon taxes in the past financial year.

NZ gifts Rio Tinto $6m free carbon credits bonus

4 Aug 14 - The company that threatened to leave New Zealand if it introduced the Emissions Trading Scheme has had a $6 million windfall from taxpayers in the form of free carbon credits.

New marine reserves laws set mark, says industry

1 Aug 14 - A new marine reserve and management law for Marlborough passed by Parliament is a template for seafood and environment conservation measures throughout New Zealand, says Seafood New Zealand.

How the Rock got on a climate change roll

1 Aug 14 - The Pacific island of Niue has its own plastic-manufacturing plant, enabling it to produce its own water tanks?

Glass is the game for biggest manufacturer

1 Aug 14 - O-I Glass is New Zealandís only glass-container manufacturer and is the countryís largest user of recycled glass.

Learn and live longer, fund director tells business

Bill Kermode ... surprise result.

18 Jul 14 - Businesses not moving toward environmental sustainability are unlikely to have a long future, says Direct Capital founding director Bill Kermode.

Memo America: It could be a lot worse than you think

4 Jul 14 - The sheer economic cost of climate change to Americans could be far greater than many realise, an influential study says.

Be in to win a sustainability award

4 Jul 14 - Entries for this year's Sustainable Business Network awards are open.

Northern gas plant will cut CO2 emissions

Marsden Point ... site of new gas plant.

27 Jun 14 - A $40 million plant to be built at Marsden Point by industrial gases company BOC will help Refining NZ to further reduce carbon dioxide emissions from its oil refinery.

Queenstown plays big part in Aussie ski season

27 Jun 14 - By SUSANNE BECKEN, Professor of Sustainable Tourism and Director Griffith Institute for Tourism at Griffith University. Australiaís ski season is finally getting under way, with the first...

Tauranga offers $50,000 for waste ideas

27 Jun 14 - Tauranga businesses are being asked for their ideas on waste management.

Finns launch sustainable business tools

20 Jun 14 - The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has launched a suite of new tools to help manufacturers and farmers develop economically, environmentally and sociallay sustainable business models.


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You'll never run out of printer paper

25 Aug 14 - A printer which reuses the same paper over again has won Toshiba two awards

Canon offers environment prizes

18 Aug 14 - Canon New Zealand is calling for Kiwis to get creative and apply for its annual...

CRL Energy wins environment award

1 Aug 14 - CRL Energy is the winner of the 2014 Minerals West Coast Environment...

Evolution show home opens in the south

20 Jun 14 - Award-winning Rilean Construction this week unveiled its first energy-efficient...

Sustainability graduates make their mark

7 Mar 14 - Now in its fourth year, Otago Polytechnicís Graduate Programmes in Sustainable...

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