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Items you’re recycling that belong in the Rubbish.

June 6, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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Which items go where? It’s easy to think that all items made from paper, plastic or steel can be recycled but this isn’t the case. Here are 6 items we’re recycling wrong and handy tips on what you could do to improve your recycling. Greasy paper/cardboard packaging Everyone loves pizza but not everyone knows that […]

Pioneer Energy change from Coal to Woodchip

May 21, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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We are proud to be connected to Pioneer Energy who are leading the move away from coal One thing Ecotricity doesn’t do is burn coal. Pioneer Energy are leaders in the generation of renewable electricity from wind, hydro and solar. But did you know Pioneer also provide heat generated from wood chip for some of their […]

Ecotricity joins forces with smartass toilet tissue

May 14, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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“Linking up with Ecotricity was a no-brainer for smartass, it’s so beneficial working with and building a community of like-minded people and businesses!” Innocent packaging has taken a creative and innovative approach to reducing waste… and now they’re reducing their emissions as they’re now powered by Wind, Hydro and Solar. smartass is cushiony soft, strong […]

Ecotricity Attend Ecoday 2018

April 18, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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Ecotricity had a great time at this years Ecoday! EcoDay is a family friendly event held at Olympic Park, New Lynn, for the public to see what sustainable products are on the market and learn about protecting the environment and simple ways to minimise waste. The Ecotricity team were charged up and ready to go! EcoDay […]

Check out the Four-Seated Solar Cycle!

March 19, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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Verne Pavreal is one of our devoted customers on our Low Solar price plan to power his home that’s equipped with 7.6 kw’s of solar array. As true believers in renewable energy and solar power, Verne and his wife Lisa, purchased a four-seated cycle powered by human, electric and solar generation. The Pavreal’s took the […]

Ecotricity Passes on Lower Network Fees!

February 27, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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We’ve been receiving Emails, Phone Calls and Tweets from existing customers who are loving our network prices dropping …. in many BUT not all networks!  Here’s an example from one of our existing customers. Ecotricity is one of the only retailers where network charges, including price drops, are transparently passed on at cost … so some […]

News & Land Road Trip Across NZ in 100% Electric Camper Van

February 20, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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An exciting and adventurous journey across New Zealand to discover NZ’s natural taonga (treasures) and raise awareness around environmental issues. All achieved in an electric campervan, with zero emissions and no fossil fuels! A challenge and experience of a lifetime! Heloise and Solene are on a road trip to demonstrate that cleaner and sustainable methods […]

NZ’s First & ONLY Zoo are Powered by 100 % Renewable Energy!

February 12, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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Being sustainable warriors ourselves, Ecotricity are proud and blown away by Wellington Zoo and their dedication to sustainable solutions. There’s no monkey business at Wellington Zoo when it comes to reducing and off setting emissions. Not only is their electricity supplied by Ecotricity with Wind Hydro and Solar power,  They do lots of other things to […]

The Global Renewable Race is Underway!

February 1, 2018 | Alzeena Levi | carboNZero

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The big, small and everything in between! Ecotricity shines light on the fabulous countries who are taking the lead to encourage and implement renewables! Costa Rica Costa Rica is one of the most notable and referenced country to renewables. The South American country captured the world’s attention as the entire country was powered solely by […]

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