ECNZ News and Updates
Now your office can Go GREEN
The latest service specification is now published for Office Activities. Be among the first! Read here.
If you would like a simple guide and checklist for our Green Office specification go here.
What benefits does an Envoronmental Choice label bring?
See for yourself what some of our licensees have to say about their products and services qualified to carry the seal. Many believe that their whole company benefits, as does the client or consumer.
View our YouTube video here.
Congratulations to our Innovator of the Year 2013, Les Mills. Also Highly Commended is Croxley Recycling.
What the media are saying
Read the latest press stories featured in our newletters - Environmental Choice does not necessarily agree with all the opinions expressed.
Our summer season Ecommunication is published. Read now.
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News Archive - To read past ECNZ newsletters click here.
Environmental Choice congratulates the New Zealand licensees whose business names have featured on the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator list. Brother Industries, Canon, Ricoh and Xerox have all shown their leadership.
Thomson Reuters is a leading international source of information for businesses and professionals, and its list methodology is based on four principle criteria: overall patent volume, patent grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio and patent influence. The full list is at http://www.top100innovators.com.
The 2012 Annual Report of Environmental Choice New Zealand may be read here
Good magazine's Full Page ECNZ advertisement may be seen here
See our latest full page press advert here
New Environmental Choice Licensees
The New Year sees a record number of applications being processed for Environmental Choice. We welcome our latest licensees to the ECNZ label for eco-friendly products and services.
- Les Mills Hutt City, New Lynn and Britomart
- Diversey Australia Pty Ltd
- Croxley Recycling
- Cavalier Woolscourers
- Kimberly Clark
- Please go to the manufacturers page for links to their products and companies.
To read our Guide for New Applicants click here.
Survey shows high trust level for Environmental Choice
The Environmental Choice symbol is a major influence on environmentally friendly purchasing decisions, finds a survey by Colmar Brunton. Read more..
Fit to be green?
A specification is now published for Fitness Centres. If your gym wants to be among the first, among the environmental leaders, read the spec. here or read the media release featuring Les Mills Christchurch City gym rising from the edge of the Red Zone. Then give us a call if you're environmentally fit.
New Zealand heads world body again
General manger of Environmental Choice New Zealand, Robin Taylor, has been re-elected Chair of the Global Ecolabelling Network. He was nominated unopposed at the annual general meeting of the world body in November 2012. Environment Minister Amy Adams has congratulated Robin Taylor for his leadership.
The 7 Sins of Greenwashing
International environmental lobbyist Scot Case has upgraded his "6 Sins" to 7. His testimony to a US Congress subcommittee spelled them out. To see how many you recognise, click here.
Environmental Choice is recognised as a world leader:
Some 2500 products now proudly bear this sole government-backed symbol which proves them to be Environmentally Preferable.
Check the wide selection of audited and proven products here. This is the easiest way to do something effective to make your own personal environmental contribution every day that you shop for home or work. Living green now extends way beyond eco-friendly paint, paper, carpet and cleaning products!
Can your home or office include more environmentally preferable products?
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