This month, New Zealandâ€™s top sustainable businesses will be gathering together in Auckland to celebrate their achievements, including energy efficiency programs, recycling, product innovation, involvement in the community and staff led initiatives.
The Australian government has announced applicants for the $100 million Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI) will no longer have to wait for designated rounds of the program but may submit proposals throughout the year.
An environmentally sustainable home has recently been completed in Melbourne and has achieved a 6 Star energy rating from the Sustainable Energy Authority
To maintain relevant Australian Standards, Standards Australia has embarked on a project to reassess about 2000 standards sectors that are more than 10 years old.
Evidence is clear that taking on sustainability is good for business, according to international expert Hunter Lovins, who recently toured New Zealand giving lectures
Whether using hand spray guns or robots, long paint supply lines and atomisers must be thoroughly cleaned with solvent between each paint change. Both paint and solvent are wasted, increasing costs and causing negative impact on the environment
The Australian government provides a range of grants to companies that are developing innovative technologies. The level of competition is high, but there are a few simple steps that you can take to improve your company's chances of funding success
The New Zealand Greenâ€™s Waste Minimisation (Solids) Bill is through to the Select Committee. The local government and Environment Select Committee have called for submissions on the bill with a closing date of 1 September.
The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Committee for consumer policy, COPOLCO, is recommending that ISO raise awareness of the benefits of its environmental labelling standards.
So you don't like eating peas? Then how about fuelling your car or truck with them? That's a possibility Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are exploring - using a type of fuel called ethanol, made from the legume's starch
The impacts of climate change will be felt globally over the next century, according to the August 2003 issue of Austral Ecology â€“ for the Ecological Society of Australia, published by Blackwell Publishing.
Victorians have been encouraged to reduce their energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign unveiled by the Victorian Government.
One out of 8,000 Queensland school students taking part in a comprehensive education program will have the opportunity to deliver a keynote address alongside Mikhail Gorbachev at Earth Dialogues Brisbane 2006: A World Forum for Resource Management and Sustainable Development.
A large Queensland billboard company is one of the major sponsors of the World Forum on the environment taking place in Brisbane in July this year.