This means we have purchased carbon credits to compensate for the unavoidable green house gas emissions created through the production, transportation and disposal of our products. Carbon credits fund renewable energy or tree planting projects that reduce of remove greenhouse gas emsissions from being relased into the atmosphere. We fund The Wulabo Wind Power Project in China, through The Carbon Reduction Institute.
Find out more from Garth Mulholland from The Carbon Reduction Institute.
Rainforest Rescue are looking for tree planting volunteers for Saturday 13 May. Kristin Canning talks about the indigenous significance of the Daintree, how a young male Cassowary has been visiting the Daintree Native Nursery and how Nightwinds Seedlings have reach record heights in this blog.
We thought you'd love to read and watch some messages from the Save the Cassowary campaign partner: Girringun Aboriginal Corporation (GAC).
Girramay Elder, Uncle Claude Beeron tells the story of “Goondoye” and how he came to be transformed from a man into the solitary bird of the rainforest.
Another rainforest property has been protected and the globe celebrate World Cassowary Day. Kristin Canning from Rainforest Rescue talks through the latest benefits our 1% of profits donation in this blog post. By choosing BioPak products you are making a real difference!
Happy NAIDOC Week! Read our guest blog from Andrea Harms from CorporateConnect.AB. We have been working together for nearly two years and have released a number of cups in partnership, including our popular Indigenous BioCups. Income from The Coffee Cup Initiative has and continues to fund a range of capacity building strategies helping to close the social, economic and health gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the broader Australian community. Andrea talks through some achievements from this year.
The construction of STREAT's new venue in Collingwood, Melbourne is well underway. Once in they will be able to support and train 365 young, disadvantaged, people each year – that's three times more than they can now. We are so proud to be one of their key supporters. Read their guest blog below, including a beautiful and inspiring success story from one of their trainees – Jim.
We are inspired by this young eco warrior – Katie from Perth. She recently celebrated her 10th birthday and asked us to supply her with 20 of our 'Save the Cassowary BioCups' for her cassowary-themed birthday party. In lieu of birthday presents she asked for donations for Rainforest Rescue’s Cassowary Conservation Program. The results: 53 rainforest seedlings planted in last month by our very own Director, Richard Fine and his family.
Do you remember the days when mum or the school canteen prepared your lunch and placed it in a brown paper bag? Well, our wonderful partners Christ Mission Possible are bringing it back with their Brown Paper Bag program. BioPak are donating BioCane Takeaway Containers.