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by ecomatters

Competitive cook-off sparks garden growth

The events of the past few months have really put the spotlight on the importance of being able to source good quality food locally, and where possible grow our own… Read More

by ecomatters

Lock down tips for locking out cold and mould this winter

Control the way your home heats and cools, rather than letting it control you. Our sustainability advisors have a wealth of knowledge on making your home healthier, warmer and drier.… Read More

by Anna Kary

Keeping busy the EcoMatters way

Looking for more ways to keep busy in your own home and backyard during the Easter break and beyond? Our EcoMatters team are putting their talents and skills to use… Read More

by Anna Kary

Finding hope in adversity – the unique opportunities of COVID-19

EcoMatters CEO Damon Birchfield reflects on what we can learn from the challenges of COVID-19. What a difference a month makes. In February COVID-19 was a new virus that struck… Read More

by admin

Eight events to kick-start your zero waste journey

Want to live a more sustainable lifestyle but not sure where to start? These Ecofest West 2020 events will give you the knowledge, ideas and inspiration to get going! Update Friday… Read More

by admin

Four easy steps to creating a zero waste event

With only one week to go before EcoFest West, our annual festival offering more than 100 environmental events taking place across West Auckland, we thought it would be the perfect… Read More

by Anna Kary

Are you recycling right?

Recycling Week is the perfect time to brush up on your recycling skills. To help, our recycling experts bust a few myths and share their favourite resources to keep your… Read More

by Anna Kary

The Packaging Problem

Faced with a ‘boot load of polystyrene’ after buying furniture, West Auckland resident Carole Adamson realised the woeful lack of alternatives available for getting rid of it.  She was reluctant… Read More

by Anna Kary

A tale of two…

EcoMatters CEO Damon Birchfield is recently returned from an environmental and cultural exchange to China and tells us more about his visit: This was my first time in China and… Read More

by Anna Kary

Bags of good stuff happening at Wesley Market

We visited Wesley Market just after plastic bags were banned in New Zealand, to speak with a stallholder and a shopper about how they are coping with the move to… Read More