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Better Business

Better Business is in the process of updating and producing Waikato specific guides, in the meantime here are some useful links:


Reuse and recycle guide

Reuse and recycle guide
(164 kb, 23 seconds to download, 56k modem)

List of sustainable suppliers

Sustainable suppliers guide for the hospitality industry
(187 kb, 26 seconds to download, 56k modem)

Quick guide to greening your café or restaurant

Green your hospitality business - fact sheet
(112 kb, 16 seconds to download, 56k modem)

Case study

Solscape Accommodation, Raglan
(105 kb, 15 seconds to download, 56k modem)

Te Awamutu Sustainability Champions 2014/15

Here's some examples of great local sustainability projects from the Waipa Business Community. You can read this as an online book. Use the tools at the bottom of the page to read the book in full screen and zoom in mode. 


The Natural Step New Zealand - help businesses develop comprehensive strategies for sustainable business practice.

Sustainable Business Network

Target Sustainability - self-help guides to get you started on the path towards sustainability

carboNZero programme - consultancy services for businesses to become certified as carbon neutral

EECA Business - providing energy efficiency advice to business

Sustainable Business Council

Te Awamutu Chambers of Commerce Sustainability Programmes

Cambridge Chambers of Commerce Sustainability Champion

Advice for suppliers and potential suppliers to council on Waikato Regional Council's  sustainable procurement clause.