Sustainable Living Fabrics
Sustainable Living Fabrics are leaders in environmental fabrics for upholstery and vertical surfaces. The multi award winning, environmentally certified Green Living Collection has over 400 heavy duty fabrics designed for Education, Corporate, Hospitality and Healthcare. All fabrics in the Green Living Collection are made in Australia and have Defence recognised supplier status, NCOS Carbon Neutral certification, low VOC certification, GECA certification and a 12 year warranty.
Products by Sustainable Living Fabrics
GBCA Future Green Leaders LIVE
Are you a young professional hoping to work in the green building industry? Check out the Green Building Council of Australia's Future Green Leaders LIVE launch event, which is part of the annual World Green Building Week celebrations.
How resilient is Australia? ASBEC survey
Good Environmental Choice Australia is a member of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC). Two years ago, ASBEC launched its ten-point Built Environment Adaptation Framework. We're asking you to help us understand Australia's progress in resilience policy by completing a quick five minute survey.
Spotlight: Office Spectrum
Office Spectrum specialises in providing refurbished furniture solutions for office spaces. The company takes discarded workstations and other office furniture, then transforms them into something fresh, new, and environmentally-preferable. It's recycling with style, working with used components to lower both the cost and the environmental impact of outfitting an office space.
Spotlight: Astec Paints
South Australian-based Astec Paints has been operating in Adelaide since 1978, producing a range of paints and coatings. Many of its products are GECA certified, meeting strict criteria for environmental impact and human health. Astec Paints is also the second GECA licensee to meet the revised Paints and Coatings standard.
Featured Products: 'Vie' and 'Zone' workstations
Head Office Group's GECA-certified 'Zone' and 'Vie' workstations have been in production for over five years and have been installed in a number of high-profile fitouts across Australia. They've furnished the offices of Bunnings, Singapore Airlines, Travelex, Aegis, the Depatment of Veterans Affairs and the Western Australian Police Department, among others.
Seeking feedback on sustainable homes
Good Environmental Choice Australia is collaborating with organisations across the housing industry on an initiative to drive customer demand for more sustainable homes. These are homes that have features that increase comfort and healthy living while reducing running costs and the impact on our environment.
New licensee: James Hardie achieves GECA certification
This week, we welcome building materials manufacturer James Hardie as GECA's newest licensee. The company has recently achieved certification for four products after successfully passing the audit process.
New licensee: Luxmy Furniture
GECA's newest licensee, Luxmy Furniture, is one of Australia's leading worktop and joinery furniture makers. Established in 1997, Luxmy manufactures a range of products for commercial needs, such as furniture for storage, tables, lounges, benches, chairs and stools. Its offerings include an impressive range of GECA-certified products which meet the Furniture, Fittings and Foam standard.
New Products: Zenith Interiors
GECA licensee Zenith Interiors has achieved certification for three new products under the Furniture, Fittings and Foam (Level A) standard. The Beside Chair, Belite Chair and View partition range have all passed their audits with BSI.
New licensee: Entegro Group
GECA is pleased to welcome its newest licensee, Entegro Group, which specialises in moulded rubber and plastic products. Its Comcork flooring range has passed the audit process with BSI, achieving certification under GECA's Floor Coverings standard.
New award to recognise product innovation
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) is pleased to have worked with the Banksia Foundation to help create a new award category to recognise product sustainability as part of its awards for 2014.
Have your say on GECA’s new adhesives standard
A new, revised standard for Adhesives, Fillers and Sealants from Good Environmental Choice Australia is now out for public comment. The new standard has updated criteria and now recognises joint sealants and fillers, with a stronger focus on industrial and commercial adhesives.
Where can I find GECA-certified textiles?
With the release of the new GECA Textiles and Leather standard, as well as heightened consumer awareness surrounding where our clothing comes from, it makes sense that more people want to know how they can buy more ethical fashion.