1. 2011 SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AND INNOVATION AWARD Promoting new and exciting sustainable product and service design from the best of NZ’s creative talent Brought to you by: Sponsored by:
2. Cityhop Cars by the Hour by Cityhop Cityhop is a member-based club that gives individuals and businesses access to modern eco-friendly cars by the hour and reduces reliance on individual car ownership.
3. Web-driven Business Model by Darlings Who Do Web-driven domestic cleaning business that matches staff with clients by location, availability and service provision.
4. EKOKIT Affordable Flexible Sustainable Homes by Hybrid Homes & Living and ebode EKOKIT is a joint initiative between Hybrid Homes & Living and ebode who have collaborated to produce a range of simple, energy efficient designs that can be packed into a container and delivered to any site in NZ and overseas.
5. eZee Electric Cargo Bike by the Electric Bike Hub Electric Bike Hub import and distribute electric bicycles and trikes with the primary emphasis being reliable, affordable and healthful transportation options. The newest entry in that model is the eZee Yuba electric cargo bike.
6. The TenderRest Deco Casket by Final Furniture Ltd Final Furniture was founded to bring modern, sustainable caskets to New Zealanders. User affinity with the product is essential - the TenderRest designs are warmer and more personal than traditional caskets, and use only sustainable materials.
7. Paperless Direct Debit and Smart Phone App. by Flo2cash Flo2Cash Limited provides/ approves Credit Card and Direct Debit facilities and is a leading provider of payment processing services and solutions, which enables business of all sizes to streamline their payment processes. This in turn improves cash flow and reduces operating expenses.
8. The Hungry Bin by Low Impact The hungry bin is a high efficiency composting system designed to make the disposal of food waste clean, simple and easy. The outputs of the product are very high quality natural fertiliser.
9. Laidlaw College - Interior Fitout by Material Creative Material Creative’s refit of Laidlaw College’s atrium, cafe, reception and educational services to create places of encounter; each other, community, learning, conversations and liveliness.
10. Piha Café by Material Creative Ltd & Harley Dalton The Piha Café was a joint project between Nick Dalton of Harley Dalton Ltd (now Director of Toa Architects) and Olivia Harper and Toni Brandso of Material Creative Ltd. It’s a combination of traditional looks and new technology which will be kind to its environment.
11. SharpDrive Limited SharpDrive is an innovative, unique newcomer to the Driver/ Fleet Training sector. SharpDrive’s online courses are paperless, automated and have an unlimited scalability factor with no further risk to the environment.
12. Rockstock by The Stone Paper Company Limited Rockstock is a ground-breaking high quality, coated paper with outstanding environmental values. It can be used in most situations where conventional and synthetic paper is used and offers exceptional printing, water proofing, and tear resistant qualities.
13. 1E Night Watchman Computer Software by Transend & Kiwibank Kiwibank needed a solution to monitor and reduce computer energy consumption without disrupting users. Transend Limited, known for their Green IT expertise, researched solutions and identified NightWatchman as the best solution for Kiwibank.
14. Organic Skincare Ranges by World Organic World Organic is the umbrella company for two organic skincare ranges, The Organic Skin Co. and River Veda. Each range has been produced in accordance with strict ethical and environmental practices.
15. Please support these incredible organisations! For more details, visit www.sustainableawards.org.nz The 2011 NZI National SBN Awards couldn’t happen without our incredible sponsors!
16. <ul><li>Dr. A. Idil Gaziulusoy – Lecturer, Faculty of Design & Creative Technologies, School of Art & Design, AUT </li></ul><ul><li>Duncan Stewart – Pure Advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Pramesh Maharaj – EECA Business </li></ul>Thanks to the category judges – we couldn’t do it without you!