and EcoInn Waste Minimisation Site Assessment
2007 for Taranaki Regional Council
generated on the site, as a result of product delivery, is used
whenever possible as packaging for EcoInnovation products.
A significant quantity
of unwanted Smart Drives from Fisher and Paykel appliances are
reworked and incorporated into electricity producing products.
manufactures products that generate electricity from renewable
sources e.g. wind and water, which is in keeping with sustainable
It is worth noting that
the buildings on site are either wholly reused from other sources
(e.g. storage containers), or a significant portion of the buildings
are composed of reused materials e.g. timber.
Waste and minimisation
practices even extend to double side business cards - EcoInnovation
unwanted (furniture removals) wrapping that could be used to package
of recyclables. Plastic and glass bottles, aluminum and steel cans,
paper and cardboard, packaging materials at segregated and
furthermore into their constituent colors. All are stored in large
drums and transported to the Colson Road transfer station when
Reused for packing
EcoInnovation products or recycled.
Scrap metal and steel,
aluminum, copper and other metals of segregated into like types and
transported to a scrap metal dealer when circumstances allow.
All energy is generated
on site by wind or solar generators (also hydro but not noted)
renewable sources. Water heating is aided by use of wetback in
lighting used throughout the site and used to economical fashion.
Fridges and freezers
Switched off in EcoInn
when not in use.
Both main house and
accommodation lodge very well insulated.
Food waste fed to
animals on sites.
State of the
environment monitoring management
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