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For a rising tide of WEEE, The End of Life is near

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 3:25 pm | Environmental Choice New Zealand

What on earth will be the effect of your favourite operating system as it is finally consigned to the eco afterlife? It’s a question that might come from the recent sci-fi movie “Her”, however in reality it is a question that today’s users ... More >>

Protection for streams and forests strengthened

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 10:41 am | Environmental Choice New Zealand

The country’s environmental labelling organisation is pulling the plug on detergents that have serious negative environmental effects. More >>

Environmental Leader Awarded By Minister

Friday, 20 December 2013, 9:01 am | Environmental Choice New Zealand

Cabinet minister and Auckland Central MP Hon Nikki Kaye today praised the environmental leadership of fitness company Les Mills, as it becomes the first New Zealand company to achieve official “Green Office” status with the government’s eco-label, ... More >>

Deadline for environmental submissions

Monday, 23 September 2013, 9:34 am | Environmental Choice New Zealand

This is the last week for submissions on changes being proposed by the country’s environmental label, as the NZ Ecolabelling Trust looks to toughen up its standards for a range of consumer products. More >>

Paint standards to get make-over

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 4:29 pm | Environmental Choice New Zealand

One of the most familiar faces of the New Zealand ecolabel, Environmental Choice, is about to change. For two decades, paint tins have been perhaps the most recognised medium for the planet-and-tick symbol, and in meeting the label’s demanding specifications, ... More >>

NZ Ecolabel Proposes Green Office Guidelines

Friday, 2 November 2012, 1:51 pm | Environmental Choice New Zealand

www.environmentalchoice.org.nz NZ Ecolabel Proposes Green Office Guidelines Offices wanting to operate in an environmentally better way are about to get a new tool - a set of standards which are also, in effect, free guidelines to going green. The ... More >>

First green gym out of red zone

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 4:50 pm | Environmental Choice New Zealand

This Friday on the outside edge of the Christchurch red zone, the Minister for the Environment, Hon Amy Adams, will attend the official opening of the country’s first fitness centre to pass assessment by Environmental Choice New Zealand, the government-owned ... More >>

Kiwis more trusting

Monday, 26 March 2012, 11:20 am | Environmental Choice New Zealand

Results released from a Colmar Brunton survey show that when making a purchase, the majority of Kiwis place trust in our country’s eco-label, Environmental Choice New Zealand. This contrasts with the international scepticism about “green labelling” ... More >>

 

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