environmentally friendly

Weekly Eco Market in New Brighton

New Brighton Project is currently working on establishing NZ’s first weekly Eco Market in New Brighton

which will be launched on the 31st of October, 10am-2pm.

We are still looking for stallholders, workshop presenters and non-profit organisations who would like to be part of this exciting venture.

Here some examples of what we are looking for: » Read more

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Food waste contributes to green-house gases

Wasting food has the obvious consequence of waste of money and waste of food. But what is less obvious is that it also contributes towards green house gas emissions. The production of food, especially in western countries, contributes to a significant amount of CO2 in the air.

Here is a blog post on waste of food/grocery shopping: http://blog.heaps.co.nz/how-to/budget-how-to/buying-in-bulk/

When people throw out between 20%-40% of their food (figures are typical of western countries) there is all that extra CO2 in the air that really does not need to be there. » Read more

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