Quantum Libraries achieves GECA certification for nearly 600 products
Australian library fitout and supply company, Quantum Libraries, has recently achieved certification with Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) for a staggering 598 products, substantially increasing the overall range of GECA certified products available.
Q&A: Zippy Cleaning & Maintenance Services
GECA speaks to Bec van Reesema from cleaning service providers Zippy Cleaning and Maintenance Services about what certification means to them.
March event roundup
It’s been a month packed full of events for GECA – here’s our recap of some of the biggest events on the calendar so far!
GECA is proud to be a Supporting Partner of Total Facilities.
You'll find us exhibiting at stand D47, so make sure to come down to meet the team.
Our CEO, Kate Harris is taking part in a panel discussion: Do energy efficiency and sustainability still matter?
See Kate debate with Tony Arnel, Global Director Sustainability at NDY & Carlos Flores, NABERS National Program Manager at the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage.
Sydney Home Show
The iconic HIA Home Show – Sydney’s favourite building & renovation expo - is on again this March, and entry is free! Get lots of ideas and free expert advice for your home project.
Green Cities 2017 - GECA with Zenith, a supporting display sponsor
GECA is proud to be a Display Sponsor alongside Zenith Interiors for the event.
Join us at Green Cities in Sydney from 6-8 March 2017 & come and say hello and enjoy our interactive display with Zenith Interiors and pick up your FREE sustainable gift!
GECA Recognised by United Nations Global Compact and US EPA
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) has recently been recognised by two major international sustainability organisations after joining the United Nations Global Compact and also receiving official acceptance from the United States Environmental Protection Agency for three standards. GECA’s CEO, Kate Harris, described the achievements as “two big wins for GECA and for manufacturers certified under our ecolabel”.
Business Clean Up Australia Day 2017
Get involved, create a Clean Up Site, become a business supporter, or contact Clean Up Australia to find out how you can improve your sustainability. Contact Paula if you'd like to join the GECA team on the day.
ISO20400 International Sustainable Procurement standard update
The final round of discussions for the forthcoming ISO20400 International Standard for Sustainable Procurement has taken place, and the standard is due for release this year. In December 2016, representatives from multiple countries met in Rio, Brazil, to finalise the standard, which is designed to provide guidance for organisations seeking to incorporate sustainability principles in their procurement policies and practices.
GECA releases new standard for Cement, Concrete and Concrete Products
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) has released a new standard for cement, concrete and concrete products, and is now welcoming applications for certification.
GECA welcomes Patrick Walker as new Chair
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) is pleased to welcome Patrick Walker as the new Chair of GECA.