We all know cars can be harmful to our waterways, but how can how can we motivate ourselves to not reach for the keys to the easy option?Read More
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There’s no silver bullet, so here’s why we need to be careful of repurposing plastic into other products.
The world is becoming increasingly aware of plastic pollution, and the race to find a sustainable solution is on.
Do you want to be a leader in sustainability in your workplace, but you aren’t the one leading the pack? Have you noticed there are some practices and processes that could just be better? Read More
Watch the first planting day of the season that took place at Matuku Link, Bethells Beach! It was co-hosted with Million Metres’ Foundation Partner, Alsco NZ.
Imagine if your customers could simply tick a box to add a contribution to offset the carbon footprint of their activity… And then receive an email or app notification showing the native forest conservation project they had contributed to. Wendy Chen from CarbonClick explains.Read More
Want to read up on sustainability but don’t know what to start? CEO Rachel Brown shares her Top Six.
With the growing sense of urgency around the sustainability challenges we face, knowing how to inform yourself can be a daunting task. There are a plethora of articles, reports, podcasts, TED Talks, and books tackling some of the social and environmental issues of our time. But where to begin?
GulfX is all about tackling pollution in the Hauraki Gulf from heavy metals, plastic and sediment. It’s easy to understand how the first two of these – heavy metals and plastics – can have a detrimental effect on the Gulf. We know those nasties shouldn’t be there! But what about sediment? How can a natural substance like soil be such a problem for our waterways?
As a part of the GulfX Mission, we’ve been exploring some of the health and wellbeing benefits of spending time in nature. Last time, we looked at the age-old practice of grounding. We’ve got you covered in this edition with another nature-connecting tool to add to your kit. Tree gazing.
Million Metres works with community groups and landowners to support and accelerate action for waterway restoration. We are currently fundraising for 3 projects that are part of GulfX. Restoring these local waterways in turn helps protect and restore the waters of the Hauraki Gulf. We’d love your support!
One of the biggest questions of our time was addressed at a special summit in Taranaki over the weekend. SBN CEO Rachel Brown was there.
Thinking of entering the Going Circular category of the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards 2019? Or just looking to innovate on the circular economy in your business? You need to read our new Guide.
The NZ Shapers 2019 study busts the common misconceptions of this generation
Of the challenges facing us as we begin the transition to a low carbon (and circular) economy, the transport sector has long been considered the one with the best short-term opportunity.
This winter Million Metres has lots of opportunities for you to get involved in planting and do some good for Aotearoa’s waterways. Planting is also an opportunity to lend a hand to volunteer groups in our communities who work year round to care for our environment. And a morning out in the bush is such a great way to unwind and reconnect with nature.