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Tiwai halves free credits, but still pockets $5m

24 Aug 15 - Tiwai Point aluminium smelter owner New Zealand Aluminium Smelters last year received just half the number of free carbon credits it got the previous year.

Our ecolabelling is right on the mark

24 Aug 15 - New Zealandís ecolabelling is officially up to global standards.

Milk plant cuts water consumption

24 Aug 15 - A new drying plant at Fonterraís Pahiatua milk-powder plant will cut water consumption per litre of milk by reusing its own condensate, the dairy co-operative says.

You knock it down, we'll pick it up, says recovery firm

27 Jul 15 - New Zealandís capacity to recycle construction, industrial and demolition material has been boosted.

Kiwi-connection company wins hydrogen patent

13 Jul 15 - A United States company with operations in New Zealand has been granted a second patent on break-through hydrogen technology.

Prefab revolution? Factory houses are the secret to green building

Prefab building ... green and cost-effective.

13 Jul 15 - The building sector globally currently consumes more energy (34%) than the transport sector (27%) or the industry sector (28%). It is also the biggest polluter, with the biggest potential for significant cuts to greenhouse gas emissions compared to other sectors, at no cost.

Marlborough waste plant gets help

28 Apr 15 - The Government will stump up a third of the cost of a new commercial and industrial waste processing plant for Marlborough.


Additives to make plastic biodegradable donít cut it

Even a microbe won’t eat plastic.

20 Apr 15 - One of the common concerns about plastic packaging is that it is generally non-biodegradable and will persist in the environment for extremely long periods of time once thrown away.

New company helps businesses to go green

7 Apr 15 - A new company is helping others to green their supply chains.

Australian boffins make cement from iron waste

7 Apr 15 - Australian technology that harvests blast furnace waste and converts it into a new product to make cement is being trialled for commercialisation in China where 60 per cent of the worldís iron waste...

How well prepared are businesses for climate change?

9 Mar 15 - The world is changing. The weather is becoming more volatile, with the number of extreme weather events on the rise. Climate change represents the new normal: the Earth is already showing the impacts...

Plastic bottles recycler wins acclaim

2 Mar 15 - A New Zealand company turning old plastic bottles into building insulation has won CarboNZero certification.

Can Americans save the environment and expand oil drilling?

9 Feb 15 - In a few months, we will mark the five-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

More green tourists asking environmental questions

2 Feb 15 - Tourists from across the world are increasingly demanding environmentally sustainable holidays.

Bank moves in on sustainability

2 Feb 15 - Environmental sustainability is one of the topics being added to the ANZís Privately Owned Business Barometer survey this year.

CarbonScape 'crowd' get shares

Tim Langley ... investment interest.

27 Jan 15 - Investors in New Zealandís largest equity crowd-funding offer have received their shares.

Investiors back clean coke with close on $700,000

8 Dec 14 - New Zealand clean-tech pioneer CarbonScape raised nearly $700,000 through its crowd-sourcing campaign.

Paper mill sets new benchmarks for best practice

8 Dec 14 - Manufacturing benchmarks achieved by a rural South Australian factory are being shared and instituted across the world by global manufacturing giant Kimberly-Clark.

Fitzsimons putting her money where her heart is

Jeanette Fitzsimons ... wise investing.

1 Dec 14 - Due diligence in investments has a slightly different connotation for retired politician Jeanette Fitzsimons.


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