The latest news and information about our work, new reports, speaking engagements and resource links.
Darebin City Council (DCC) in Melbourne, Australia were the first in the world to declare a climate emergency in December 2016. We have been appointed to help the council to determine what practical actions they can take to meaningfully reduce the amount of carbon...
Director Duncan Wilson presented on the Impact of China National Sword at this year's WasteMINZ conference in Christchurch. The analysis concluded that, while the impact has been major so far, we are probably still only at the beginning of the changes that we will...
In the course of our work we talk to lots of council members, stakeholders, and members of the public. The topic of Waste to Energy comes up regularly. Waste to Energy is common in many places overseas such as UK, parts of Europe, Japan, and it is becoming more...
A Few Links We Like
Zero waste events – free resources to help plan a zero waste event
Package Free stores – sounds like we could use a few in NZild..
Steady state economics – might be something to it…
Traffic congestion cars vs trams…
The Green Police! Where do we enlist…?
The roles of the public private and community sectors Duncan Wilson Blogs
World wastes up to 50% of the food produced – New study by Institution of Mechanical Engineers
US throws away 40% of food produced shows study
Rising population and higher food prices are a recipe for hunger. But Kiwis are taking a leading role in heading off a global food crisis.
The majority of UK local authorities opt for kerbside sort when the choice of collection system is left to open competition, according to a new report from consultancy 4R Environmental
Allan Savory: TED talk on how to fight desertification and reverse climate change Brilliant.
Electric Telsa coming to NZ. The coolest car on the planet..?
Eight in race for Worst-packaging title
Check out the Eco-Cartoons website by our very own Duncan Wilson