All that is very well,” answered Candide, “but let us cultivate our garden.” -Voltaire 1759. Inspired by this quote and imbued by a love for nature, Florence Micoud is now sharing her passion by creating outstanding private garden tours in the Wanaka district. “Post covid-19 has opened up new opportunities and catering to the localContinue reading “Calling for owners of beautiful gardens in Wanaka”
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After working on ourselves and improving our households as much as we can, getting involved in our community is a powerful and accessible way to make a positive change. Over the years, I have volunteered in many groups depending on what’s on and the children’s activities. Unsurprisingly, I tend to focus on sustainability-related initiatives. Today,Continue reading “Community Involvement”
New Zealand’s carbon crisis
Although a small contributor to the global greenhouse effect (0.2%), New Zealand’s emissions of greenhouse gases per capita (17,2 tons) places us in the top countries, nearly twice as bad as the UK! To prevent catastrophic climate change, we *should* emit less than one ton per person and per year. It’s a huge responsibility andContinue reading “New Zealand’s carbon crisis”
Saving the Earth also saves money!
Going green saves money and increases profits. For businesses, studies have shown that profits can easily increase by 80% in 5 years when deciding to go sustainable. From innovations, opportunities to waste reductions, employers engagement to improved business image, not to mention avoiding massive risks to profits from legal or environmental changes, it pays toContinue reading “Saving the Earth also saves money!”