Eco news articles
“Startling” Data on Vehicle Pollution Shows EVs Are The Way Forward
Posted On August 02, 2022
- The latest data released on air pollution from cars in New Zealand highlights the urgent need to move away from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, and switch to greener alternatives. An alarming number of Kiwis are dying or being admitted to hospital each year with respiratory illnesses caused by nitrogen dioxide, a toxic gas emitted from burning petrol and diesel.
Grow your own sustainable Winter Garden
Posted On July 03, 2022
Growing your own food is a great way to reduce your supermarket bills while also decreasing your carbon footprint and general packaging waste. Plus, nothing beats the satisfaction of serving a meal with ingredients that you grabbed from your garden!
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IPCC Report - it’s now or never
Posted On April 29, 2022
The IPCC has released the third and final report on the mitigation of climate change. After seven years of observing and evaluating the state of the planet, the climate change authority says it’s possible to reach a low carbon economy. It’s now or never to make it happen.
Save between $8,625 and $1,780 on your EV!
Posted On March 30, 2022
Great news!On April 1st, 2022, buying an electric car has just got even cheaper when compared to a petrol or diesel one.The clean car rebate will help NZ reach its commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. “The passing of the Clean Vehicles legislation delivers on our 2020 election commitment to introduce a Clean Car Import Standard, which offers Kiwis greater access to low and zero-emissions vehicles. These cars are cleaner and much cheaper to run over their lifetimes, with a full charge costing the equivalent of buying petrol at around 40 cents per litre.
Businesses are backing cycleways for the future!
Posted On March 01, 2022
While Auckland is undergoing a 10 year construction project, there’s been lots of promotion around greener alternatives to transport with new cycleways to reduce traffic and carbon emissions within the CBD. Our friends at kokako are backing the initiative and think people getting out of cars and taking time to walk, cycle or scoot around town, is great for business.