Welcome to Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA), which runs Australia's only independent, not-for-profit, multi-sector ecolabelling program and is the only Australian member with GENICES recognition from the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN).
Learn the benefits of environmental certification and how GECA helps individuals and organisations improve the sustainability of consumption.
GECA’s Product Database is a tool to help you choose goods and services that are better for the environment.
You can search thousands of sustainable products by either:
Selecting a product category followed by a product type (for example ‘building and interiors’ then ‘paints’ ) and/or selecting a supplier
Typing in keywords (for example ‘task chair’ )
If you are looking for inspiration, visit our Pinterest page where you will find thousands of GECA certified products complete with images.
To be held in Brisbane 18 - 20 June 2015, SEE Sustainable Experience is focussed on protecting and promoting Queensland’s built environment by providing a unique showcase of sustainable products and solutions underpinned by education.
Sustainable Business Australia (SBA) is once again hosting the Fiona Wain Oration, now in its second year, on the 26th of May at the Art Gallery of NSW. The Oration will again be delivered by a leading Australian. Amanda McKenzie, CEO of the Climate Council, will deliver her thoughts on the sustainability agenda and the future of our country.
DesignBUILD 2015 drew to a close on the 30th of April after another successful year. The event, which was held at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, drew over 7,000 attendees from the building and construction industries and showcased products from over 250 companies.
The annual Banksia Awards are back in full swing and are accepting entries for 2015. The most prestigious sustainability awards in Australia are now in their 26th year, recognising environmental excellence and sustainability across a range of categories and sectors. The Banksia Awards are run by the not-for-profit Banksia Foundation, which works with community and industry to promote positive contributions to the environment.
GECA is pleased to welcome Lowe Furniture as a new licensee under our Furniture, Fittings and Foam standard! The Melbourne-based company prides itself on quality, dedicated craftsmanship, producing a range of beautiful wooden tables and boardroom furniture, custom-built to each client's specifications.
GECA is pleased to welcome cleaning products manufacturer Milestone Chemicals on board under our Cleaning Products standard. The company operates as a manufacturer, distributor and supplier of cleaning chemicals and accessories, and is wholly Australian owned and operated.
As the Green Building Council of Australia begins to streamline its systems for rating a range of different building projects, the previous ratings tools have now been relegated to ‘legacy’ status. This means new projects seeking a Green Star rating won’t be using the legacy tools, but existing projects that have already applied for certification or register before December 2015 can continue under the older tools.
GECA is thrilled to welcome back Interia Systems, who have recently regained GECA certification for a range of their office furniture products. All certified furniture meets the Furniture, Fittings and Foam standard, demonstrating a lower environmental and human health impact, as well as being socially responsible.
At GECA, we're pleased to welcome a new licensee from the cleaning products industry: Hunter Industrials. The company has successfully had a range of products certified under GECA's Cleaning Products standard, meaning they have a lower impact on the environment and human health.