ecostore New Zealand Blog

How to help kids go green

We’ve been thinking about some good things you can help kids do to make a contribution to the health of the planet.

By amanda
March 12th, 2017
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Healthier cleaners protect our waterways

Doing a household cleaning product check is an important step if you’re also looking to lessen the environmental impact of what you use.

By amanda
February 3rd, 2017
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ecostore manufacturing certified child labour free

We’re now accredited as a Child Labour Free manufacturer after starting on the certification journey a few months ago.

By amanda
October 16th, 2015
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Taking a holiday? Spread the word about our Amenities range

Help us tell your favourite B&B, lodge, motel or hotel about stocking this new range of mini bathroom amenities.

By amanda
August 17th, 2015
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Why we leave out ethanolamines

Health concerns have been raised over ethanolamines, so are they worth the risk? We’ve delved deeper into the potential harm MEA, DEA and TEA may have on your health.

By amanda
November 25th, 2015
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How to buy Fairtrade and shop with a purpose

We’re big fans of the idea of products and businesses with a purpose that’s bigger than themselves, which is why we like to get behind Fairtrade.

By amanda
May 6th, 2015
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Tips for bathing your baby

There’s more than one way to do things when it comes to any aspect of caring for babies, and bathing is no exception. Fortunately Babyhelp consultant Dorothy Waide has some valuable advice.

By Dorothy Waide
May 27th, 2015
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Closing the loop: the Recycling Station trial

We’re excited to introduce The Recycling Station, a new joint trial initiative that closes the loop on the recycling system and gives new life to everyday household plastic.

By amanda
March 6th, 2015
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Multi-Purpose Cleaner label
Labelled with care: The power of information

It’s hard to know which everyday products to buy, but labels are an important part of making that choice. We’ve broken down one of our labels to try to show the power of information.

By amanda
October 8th, 2014
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Walmart HQ
Walmart phasing out 10 nasty chemicals

In 2013 Walmart prioritised 10 chemical ingredients for ‘continuous reduction, restriction and elimination’ and planned protocols to monitor and carry out regular reviews of ingredients.

By Melanie Rands
September 27th, 2013
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