A Lower Hutt-based charity is making waves in the ethical clothing world with its children’s clothing range made from recycled clothing. Earthlink Apparel is trying to reduce the number of perfectly useable textiles clogging up landfills.
In an age where most services and their processes are getting more efficient, cheaper, and better for the environment, a step away from cars is exactly what is needed in the local, urban-based courier scene.
After successfully diverting more than 45,000 pieces of used oral care products from landfill, the Colgate Community Recycle Drive is back. It’s part of a wave of ‘green’ initiatives hitting the market as retailers seek to tap into a strong consumer focus on eco-friendly shopping.
Looking for a way to make your store more appealing to eco-conscious shoppers? It’s not easy being green, but many retailers are turning to green or living walls to brighten stores and boost eco-credibility.
Sustainability is a huge buzzword right now, but it’s not always obvious how retailers can apply it to their own business. In the University of Auckland Business School’s new Sustainability Week initiative, retailers from a selection of high-profile Kiwi companies will weigh in.