Sustainability: Interpretation of a Gen-Y’er: Our Government and Sustainability

I have been lucky enough to have been born and brought up in ‘clean green’ New Zealand; an image bestowed upon us by our overseas counterparts. Having a fitness freak of a mother I basically lived (against my will) outdoors among the bush and sand- much like a modern day Tarzan- minus the hairy chest […]

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Sustainability; Interpretted by a Gen Y’er,

In one of her debut songs, singer and songwriter Sandi Thom chants ‘Oh I wish I was a punk rocker with flowers in my hair, in ’77 and ’69 revolution was in the air, I was born to live in a world that doesn’t care, oh I wish I was a punk rocker with flowers […]

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LanzaTech to supply Virgin with low-carbon fuel

LanzaTech to supply Virgin with low-carbon fuel

The New Zealand company LanzaTech have made a deal with Virgin Airlines to supply low-carbon jet fuel. The Lanzatech process recycles waste gasses from sources such as steel mill flues – gases that would have otherwise been a pollutant. There is potential for 60 billion litres of jet fuel to be produced from steel mills. […]

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Excellent sustainability videos – the White Dog Cafe

Excellent sustainability videos – the White Dog Cafe

Judy Wicks transformed her Philadelphia restaurant into a Community Food Enterprise. She has created multiple environmental and social good. Restaurant profits are sourced from local farms  - farmers are featured on some of the menus. From a simple start of looking for free range pork, her enterprise has snowballed into a huge range of sustainability projects. […]

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Excellent sustainability videos: Willie Smit’s rainforest

Excellent sustainability videos: Willie Smit’s rainforest

Willie Smits tells the inspiring story about how his organisation transformed an area of cleared land back to rainforest, sustaining both local communities and wild life, including orangutan. Willie Smits typifies a leader who is deeply moved by the tragedy caused by human activity, and how this motivation generates great vision and energy to do […]

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