Office buildings and construction are responsible for about 36 per cent of global final energy consumption, according to Schneider Electric. Find out how its EcoStruxure service can help reduce a building’s footprint by providing consumption visibility and flexible tools to reduce its environmental performance.
How to take the pressure off strata committees, provide space for new owner ideas to flourish, and get residents engaged in making their building more energy efficient and sustainable.
The trouble with marketing canned water is communicating to people that it is, in fact, water, and not soft drink or beer. The trouble with not producing water in aluminium cans, however, is far greater – it probably won’t get recycled.
Nature strips, urban canopy or pocket parks –they’re desirable to most people. But ensuring they become part of urban life requires collaboration and clear guidelines.
“We think we’re the only commercial scale, off-grid winery in Australia,” Fiona Weller concludes. This is leading-edge in low impact winemaking.
City workers don’t want to give up tasty takeaway food, and vendors need to serve customers quickly. So, a new product has combined sustainability and convenience in a bid to tackle food waste.
Naomi Tarszisz wants to make reusable meal containers as ubiquitous as their coffee cup cousins. She founded RePlated to do just that, and has a convenient formula in mind to get people using them.
Globelet began on the rugby fields of New Zealand after co-founder Ryan Everton was forced to wade through one sea of single-use plastic too many.
This Sydney based waste collection company was the first to receive certification under GECA’s new Waste Collection Services Standard, and for good reason.
“I wanted to find ways to make reusable items available in attractive, convenient formats – to make people feel like they can have a win and feel good about their choices,” says Co. Cups director, Alex Harmer.