1 day ago

Meet the makers at Sustainability Trust’s mid-winter market

Sustainability Trust

Tēnā koutou. Your neighbours at Sustainability Trust here. Just letting you know that our mid-winter market is back and better than ever - and you're invited.

This is your opportunity to meet the makers, the crafters and creators, the people that make us proud to #SupportLocal. There will… View more
Tēnā koutou. Your neighbours at Sustainability Trust here. Just letting you know that our mid-winter market is back and better than ever - and you're invited.

This is your opportunity to meet the makers, the crafters and creators, the people that make us proud to #SupportLocal. There will be music, locally made artisanal gifts and goodies, great conversations and great people.

So go on, cut out the supply chain and meet the people behind the products. Be ethical, shop sustainably & support NZ made.

Admission is free, but please bring cash as many of the stallholders will not have EFTPOS.

Homeware > Art > Toys > Beauty > Clothing > Gifts > Food >Music

All are sustainably sourced and ethically made by conscious consumers for conscious consumers.

Sat, 21 August from 10.30 am to 4 pm - 2 Forresters Lane, Wellington.
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3 days ago

Free climate-action workshop for teachers and educators

Sustainability Trust

Tēnā koutou! Are you a teacher or educator who is keen to help your school and your students embrace a culture dedicated to climate action? Does the idea of sustainable behaviour patterns for life appeal to you? Or maybe you’d like to be the person who transformed the way your kura/school or … View moreTēnā koutou! Are you a teacher or educator who is keen to help your school and your students embrace a culture dedicated to climate action? Does the idea of sustainable behaviour patterns for life appeal to you? Or maybe you’d like to be the person who transformed the way your kura/school or kōhanga/early childhood centre thought about and dealt with waste?

Well, thanks to funding from the Ministry for the Environment, Sustainability Trust is holding a FREE 1-day workshop to help you do this.

This workshop is part of the Your Sustainable Schools (YSSN) Train the Trainer programme.

YSSN Train the Trainer Kāpiti is on 19 August from 9 am to 4 pm at Paraparaumu Library. Get in quick as there are only 25 spots at this workshop.

For more information & to book, head to - Your Sustainable Schools Kāpiti
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3 days ago

Free climate-action workshop for teachers and educators

Sustainability Trust

Tēnā koutou! Are you a teacher or educator who is keen to help your school and your students embrace a culture dedicated to climate action? Does the idea of sustainable behaviour patterns for life appeal to you? Or maybe you’d like to be the person who transformed the way your kura/school or … View moreTēnā koutou! Are you a teacher or educator who is keen to help your school and your students embrace a culture dedicated to climate action? Does the idea of sustainable behaviour patterns for life appeal to you? Or maybe you’d like to be the person who transformed the way your kura/school or kōhanga/early childhood centre thought about and dealt with waste?

Well, thanks to funding from the Ministry for the Environment, Sustainability Trust is holding a FREE 1-day workshop to help you do this.

This workshop is part of the Your Sustainable Schools (YSSN) Train the Trainer programme.

YSSN Train the Trainer Porirua is on 12 August from 9 am to 4 pm at Te Rauparaha Arena.
Only 20 spots remaining.

For more information & to book, head to - Your Sustainable Schools Porirua
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6 days ago

Homeowners - eligible for a free home energy assessment.

Sustainability Trust

Are your energy bills so high they've got you feeling down? Maybe you're wondering where that draught is coming from or where all that expensive heat is going?

Or maybe your home feels (dare we say it) MOIST?

The truth is that there are lots of things that contribute to how healthy … View more
Are your energy bills so high they've got you feeling down? Maybe you're wondering where that draught is coming from or where all that expensive heat is going?

Or maybe your home feels (dare we say it) MOIST?

The truth is that there are lots of things that contribute to how healthy a home feels and how well it functions.

That's why Wellington City Council in partnership with us (Sustainability Trust) offer free personalised home energy plans specific to your home. The end goal is to arm you with the information you need to create a warm, dry, healthier home. You can even find out if your home is EV or solar ready.

This is a completely free service for homeowners in Wellington City.

Book your free home energy assessment today.
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11 days ago

Homeowners - eligible for a free home energy assessment.

Sustainability Trust

Are your energy bills so high they've got you feeling down? Maybe you're wondering where that draught is coming from or where all that expensive heat is going?

Or maybe your home feels (dare we say it) MOIST?

The truth is that there are lots of things that contribute to how healthy … View more
Are your energy bills so high they've got you feeling down? Maybe you're wondering where that draught is coming from or where all that expensive heat is going?

Or maybe your home feels (dare we say it) MOIST?

The truth is that there are lots of things that contribute to how healthy a home feels and how well it functions.

That's why Wellington City Council in partnership with us (Sustainability Trust) offer free personalised home energy plans specific to your home. The end goal is to arm you with the information you need to create a warm, dry, healthier home. You can even find out if your home is EV or solar ready.

This is a completely free service for homeowners in Wellington City.

Book your free home energy assessment today.
Find out more

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11 days ago

Homeowners - eligible for a free home energy assessment.

Sustainability Trust

Are your energy bills so high they've got you feeling down? Maybe you're wondering where that draught is coming from or where all that expensive heat is going?

Or maybe your home feels (dare we say it) MOIST?

The truth is that there are lots of things that contribute to how healthy … View more
Are your energy bills so high they've got you feeling down? Maybe you're wondering where that draught is coming from or where all that expensive heat is going?

Or maybe your home feels (dare we say it) MOIST?

The truth is that there are lots of things that contribute to how healthy a home feels and how well it functions.

That's why Wellington City Council in partnership with us (Sustainability Trust) offer free personalised home energy plans specific to your home. The end goal is to arm you with the information you need to create a warm, dry, healthier home. You can even find out if your home is EV or solar ready.

This is a completely free service for homeowners in Wellington City.

Book your free home energy assessment today.
Find out more

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22 days ago

Homeowners - eligible for a free home energy assessment.

Sustainability Trust

Are your energy bills so high they've got you feeling down? Maybe you're wondering where that draught is coming from or where all that expensive heat is going?

Or maybe your home feels (dare we say it) MOIST?

The truth is that there are lots of things that contribute to how healthy … View more
Are your energy bills so high they've got you feeling down? Maybe you're wondering where that draught is coming from or where all that expensive heat is going?

Or maybe your home feels (dare we say it) MOIST?

The truth is that there are lots of things that contribute to how healthy a home feels and how well it functions.

That's why Wellington City Council in partnership with us (Sustainability Trust) offer free personalised home energy plans specific to your home. The end goal is to arm you with the information you need to create a warm, dry, healthier home. You can even find out if your home is EV or solar ready.

This is a completely free service for homeowners in Wellington City.

Book your free home energy assessment today.
Find out more

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35 days ago

Feeling the cold? Meet the Rolls Royce of electric heaters.

Sustainability Trust

Greetings cold one. Did that wild winter bite nip of a bit more than you were ready for? Imagine if you had a fully programmable, ultra-smart heater that produced 70% radiant & 30% convection heat?

You know, the type of heater that gives you immediate warmth and consistent heat spread?

Meet… View more
Greetings cold one. Did that wild winter bite nip of a bit more than you were ready for? Imagine if you had a fully programmable, ultra-smart heater that produced 70% radiant & 30% convection heat?

You know, the type of heater that gives you immediate warmth and consistent heat spread?

Meet the Atlantic Soius - one of the most energy-efficient heaters on the market. Complete with a seven-year warranty. 1 kW, 1.5 kW & 2 kW available. We currently have about 20 of each in stock. Don't miss out.

Negotiable

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53 days ago

Plastic and metal lid recycling

Sustainability Trust

Did you know that you're not supposed to put metal or plastic lids in your kerbside recycling bag/bin? These items are too small and fall through the rollers at the southern landfill and often end up in the landfill.

It's ok though because we're here to save the day! Thanks to a … View more
Did you know that you're not supposed to put metal or plastic lids in your kerbside recycling bag/bin? These items are too small and fall through the rollers at the southern landfill and often end up in the landfill.

It's ok though because we're here to save the day! Thanks to a couple of awesome partnerships (Tiny Plastic Factory and McAuley Metals), we're able to accept plastic lids labelled 2,4 or 5 + all metal jar lids and bottle caps for recycling.

So save them up and bring them to us. We're at 2 Forresters lane Wellington.

This is a free service.

61 days ago

FREE home energy assessments for homeowners

Sustainability Trust

Feeling the cold? Wondering where that draught is coming from and what you can do about it? Maybe you're just keen to learn what you can do to make your home a healthier, happier one. Whatever your reason is, get in touch with us about a free whole house health check.

63 days ago

Bring your unwanted metal items in to us

Sustainability Trust

Did you know that we're a central city drop off for small to medium metal items. That's right if have metal drink bottles, tools, nuts, bolts, pots, pans, cutlery or keys that are broken, bent or no longer needed - bring them to us and we'll make sure they get recycled the right way.… View moreDid you know that we're a central city drop off for small to medium metal items. That's right if have metal drink bottles, tools, nuts, bolts, pots, pans, cutlery or keys that are broken, bent or no longer needed - bring them to us and we'll make sure they get recycled the right way.

We're at 2 Forresters Lane (off Tory Street), Wellington.

63 days ago

Need help choosing the right heater for your home?

Sustainability Trust

Heaters, heating heat - understanding how heat is transferred will help you choose the right heating for your home.

Check out our post on all things to do with heating your home.

152 days ago

Composting Workshop!

Sustainability Trust

Whether you’re clued up or clueless about compost, we're here to help you be a part of the solution.

So come and learn the ins and outs of at home vs community composting, learn how to compost responsibly in your backyard, and get a VIP behind the scenes tour of our brand new community … View more
Whether you’re clued up or clueless about compost, we're here to help you be a part of the solution.

So come and learn the ins and outs of at home vs community composting, learn how to compost responsibly in your backyard, and get a VIP behind the scenes tour of our brand new community compost hub at Sustainability Trust.

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195 days ago

We welcome Dope to the neighbourhood

Sustainability Trust

There's a new plant-based smell lingering down Forresters Lane. Some say it's a bit nutty, a bit sweet, maybe just a bit spicy.

It smells 100% plant-based. Got the munchies? We sure do.

Yup! We're delighted to share that we've welcomed Dope to Forresters Lane.

Let's … View more
There's a new plant-based smell lingering down Forresters Lane. Some say it's a bit nutty, a bit sweet, maybe just a bit spicy.

It smells 100% plant-based. Got the munchies? We sure do.

Yup! We're delighted to share that we've welcomed Dope to Forresters Lane.

Let's talk about Dope.

Their 100% plant-based coffees, smoothies, treats and eats are so delish you'll be wondering why you hadn't had Dope before.

Come say hi to Sian and Sean they're open from 7.30 am to 2 pm Tuesday to Friday.

Don't forget to BYO cup! You'll need one if you want to take your coffee away.

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241 days ago

Sustainable Santa Market - TODAY! #SupportLocal

Sustainability Trust

Ho ho ho Meri Kirihimete

What a year it has been, but at long last, we are here.

With Christmas just around the corner, there has never been a better time to #SupportLocal, Be Ethical and Shop Sustainably.

Pop on down to Sustainability Trust to mee the markers and creators of the most uniquely… View more
Ho ho ho Meri Kirihimete

What a year it has been, but at long last, we are here.

With Christmas just around the corner, there has never been a better time to #SupportLocal, Be Ethical and Shop Sustainably.

Pop on down to Sustainability Trust to mee the markers and creators of the most uniquely beautiful and sustainably made gifts out there

BYO CASH - Come and join us from 10.30 am to 4 pm.

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