So much sustainability in one shoe If you wear clothes or sleep on sheets you probably recognise the silky breathability of bamboo fabric. Now, New Zealand shoemaker, YY Nation has taken the sustainable fashion game up a notch with an Indiegogo campaign to make sneakers made from bamboo, pineapple leather, algae foams and merino wool.…
THE GREEN LIST: In the same week that New Zealand’s NMIT Arts & Media Building was being publicised as the first multi-storey seismic design building constructed from timber, the US Steel Framing Industry Association came out fighting with Steel industry responds to claims of wood’s sustainability.
What can you do about the carbon emissions from INSIDE the car? Sustainable activewear brand, First Base, knew it couldn’t do much about the carbon emitted by vehicles so the company’s design team put its hive mind to work on cars’ interiors instead. The project finally came to fruition last month in the form of…
Could it be that finally, after years and years of hard work by the most dedicated committed people you’re likely to find in this country – among them our fabulous Greenlisters – the mainstream media is finally starting to “get” that sustainability and green buildings are where the real action is?
The Waste Contractors and Recyclers Association says worldwide demand for recyclables had plummeted since China’s ban but the cost of processing plastics and other materials has soared because buyers want much lower rates of contamination in the products.
Hello Green List friends, And a big welcome to our latest Greenlister Team Catalyst consultancy, which can turn pretty much any poor performing old building into a sleek efficient performer. PC, as he prefers to be known, is a stalwart of industry engagement and a lead contributor to better outcomes. A new look from rural Australia…
This week we’ve got plenty on offer from Frasers Property’s new Sustainable Finance Framework, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s green home loans, new microfinance org The Hunger Project, and the Sustainable Living Festival comes to town again.
Truly forward-thinking companies have moved well beyond a net zero stance, to adopt goals and strategies that could remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
In our first newsletter for the year, it would be easy to wail and gnash our teeth about the state of the planet and the climate emergency. But instead, we’ve decided to take inspiration from the bush – and one particular part of the bush – and talk about resilience.