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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 Zealand’s only glass-container manufacturer and is the country’s 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. Australia’s 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.

Make a date with a green professional

13 Jun 14 - Sydneysiders will be “speed-dating” tomorrow to find environmentally aware architects and horticulturalists.

National glass recovery breaks even

13 Jun 14 - New Zealanders recycled glass last year at the same rate as in 2012.

Digital manufacturing has future, say Greens

13 Jun 14 - Digital manufacturing should be part of New Zealand’s green future, the Green Party says.

Business group wants to green KiwiSaver

6 Jun 14 - The Sustainable Business Network wants to turn KiwiSaver green.

Beached Az is now dead az

6 Jun 14 - New Zealand's Beached Az whale has died - from eating "plistuc".

US businesses tread water on enviro issues

9 May 14 - By KIEREN COOKE.- If corporate America attended climate change college, the report card would read: “Modest progress but has to try much harder.”

UN names Christchurch and Timaru as our worst air polluters

Christchurch ... pollution problem.

9 May 14 - Air pollution in Timaru and Christchurch exceeds World Health Organisation guidelines, latest figures show.

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Canon offers environment prizes

Monday - 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 Polytechnic’s Graduate Programmes in Sustainable...

Ricoh keeps ahead of the digital game

13 Dec 13 - Anticipating the shift from paper to digital has paid dividends for Ricoh New...

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