“According to independent research conducted by Net Balance supported the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), Woolworths Limited, Amcor and EPA Victoria, 80 per cent of Australians consider sustainability issues when putting products in their shopping trolleys.”
The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes has partnered with the Carbon Reduction Institute to deliver a carbon neutral event.
By choosing a product displaying the carbon neutral product logo you have chosen to not only reduce the climate impact of your purchase but also to support a business that has committed to reducing its impact. A listing of these products and businesses can be found at: www.lowco2.com.au
Recycling one tonne of paper or cardboard saves:
- - Approximately 13 trees
- - 2.5 barrels of oil
- - 4100 kWh of Electricity
- - 4 cubic meters of landfill
- - 31,780 Litres of water
Read more about workplace recycling in our Office Recycling Policy:
An LCA allows a company to quantify the greenhouse impact of any product it manufactures, allowing it to identify and implement emissions reduction strategies. Companies that have undertaken an LCA and purchase carbon credits to offset a product’s emission impact can certify the products as carbon neutral and display the Carbon Neutral product logo.
Read more about our Carbon Footprint Assessments here:http://www.noco2.com.au/web/
Chloe Evans from NOCO2 Carbon Reduction Institute discusses carbon reduction for business at the 2011 Retail Exhibition: