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Which Toilet Paper Brands are greenest?

Extract from Kiwi brand toilet paper suspected in forest loss Greenpeace forests campaigner Grant Rosoman says: Earthcare: “as it is recycled”. Sorbent, Purex and other SCA products “mostly from NZ-grown plantations with some from Canada, which is OK”. Cottonelle and Kleenex: “because Kimberly-Clark have committed to not buy from Indonesia, and have Canadian and Brazilian…

Eco Friendly Catering – But Why?

Every year, the greenhouse gases that each and every individual in Germany causes correspond to the impact that 10 to 12 tonnes of CO2 have on the environment. What each individual eats amounts to some 2 tonnes of this, not taking into account thetransport chain, deforestation to make way for pasture land and so, as…

City dumps waste illegally for 10 years

By DIANE JOYCE – The Dominion Post,  27-04-2010 Hastings District Council has been illegally dumping stormwater into streams and drains for 10 years. This is despite Hawke's Bay Regional Council's demands that it reapply for expired resource consents. Meanwhile, illegal dumping of toxic waste flushed down stormwater systems has killed eels, sometimes by the hundred.…