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  1. Pablo Kraus

    Proud to B: ecostore is now a B Corp™

    At ecostore, we’ve never just focused on the ‘money’ side of the business. For us it’s always been about making the world a safer place, putting people’s health first and helping them choose products without nasty chemicals.
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  2. 5 tips for a more sustainable spring clean

    5 tips for a more sustainable spring clean

    Who doesn’t love a good Spring spruce up? Whether you’re looking to give your home a bit of a freshen up, we have all the ideas you need to keep your efforts planet-friendly.

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  3. Little bits of good

    Little bits of good

    At ecostore, we believe that creating a world of good starts with taking small steps. We call these simple changes to your every day “little bits of good”. Household laundry is a huge drain on New Zealand’s water supply, but it doesn’t have to be, with these simple water-saving switches you can start making today!

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  4. No Laundry Day: 25th August 2023

    No Laundry Day: 25th August 2023

    Step away from the machine, New Zealand

    Did you know that every year, we Kiwis use an astonishing 39 billion (yes, BILLION) litres of water for laundry? For perspective, that’s like leaving your shower running for 5,319 years.

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  5. Get ready to smash Plastic Free July

    Get ready to smash Plastic Free July

    As another July rolls around, we’re making it easier than ever to reduce - or even eliminate - plastic waste from your day-to-day life. As always, our Research and Development team has been busy thinking about innovative ways to kick plastic to the curb, to make it easier for you to live a plastic free lifestyle this July, and beyond.

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  6. How to be an eco-bunny

    How to be an eco-bunny

    Did you know that last Easter, Kiwis munched their way through 40 million Easter eggs? But we think Easter treats come in all shapes and sizes, egg shaped or otherwise. Like everything here at ecostore, Easter is an opportunity to find a more planet-friendly way of doing things. In the spirit of this, here are 5 ways you can enjoy a few Easter treats and reduce waste this easter.

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  7. Recycled Cotton Jumper

    6 recycled fabrics you should know about

    You’re mostly nailing the recycling in your kitchen, but what about in your closet? While the most sustainable garments are the ones already in your wardrobe, at some point in the future, you’re likely to need (and want) to go shopping.

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  8. Plastic Free Kitchen packaging

    Plastic Free July starts in the kitchen

    Plastic is such a common and useful material in everyday life, it’s often hard to be aware of just how much we consume of it. And because we all need to eat and drink, the kitchen is the room where we can potentially reduce the most plastic.
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  9. Guide to buying an e-bike 3

    The ecostore e-bike guide: part 3

    In part 3 of the ecostore e-bike guide, we’re going to cover what to look for when taking a test ride, some riding etiquette, and how to treat your battery so it goes the distance.
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  10. Children holding plastic recycling bottles

    It’s Global Recycling Day

    Every year, us humans take billions of tonnes of resources from the earth. And each year we return billions of tonnes back to the earth. As landfill. Global Recycling Day every March 18 is a good chance to rethink what we buy, bring home and chuck out.
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