Sustainable living

Living sustainably means living smarter

 

There are a number of Government and national initiatives available to help you make the right choices.  The links below take you to practical information on key areas to help you make sustainable lifestyle choices.

 

Ministry for the Environment logo.

 

25 easy steps towards sustainability- Every step makes a difference... and you'll find 25 of them in this booklet!

Visit: www.mfe.govt.nz

 

Smarter homes logo.

 

Find out how to achieve a smarter home.

Visit: www.smarterhomes.org.nz

 

EECA logo.

 

Find out how you can save energy and money, and make your home warmer.

Visit: www.energywise.govt.nz

Find out how to reduce your power bill with a solar water heating system.

Visit: www.energywise.govt.nz/water

Find out how you can save fuel.

Visit: www.energywise.govt.nz/your-vehicle/saving-fuel

 

Energy star logo.

 

Find out about the global mark of energy efficiency.

Visit: www.energywise.govt.nz/tools/energy-star#/

 

RightCar logo.

 

Find out how does your vehicle rate for fuel economy, safety, CO2 emissions and pollutants.

Visit: www.rightcar.govt.nz

 

Ministry of transport logo.

 

Find out how you can reduce vehicle emissions.

Visit: www.transport.govt.nz/legislation/ChoketheSmoke/