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
Innovation @ theReaDy
Innovation is the key long-term driver of sustained and sustainable economic development. But it is more than just developing new products. It is about reinventing business processes and building entirely new markets that meet untapped customer needs. It is also about selecting and executing the right ideas and bringing them to domestic and international markets in record time.
GECA Licensee spotlight: Specfurn Commercial Furniture
The spotlight this week is on our newest licencee, Specfurn Commercial Furniture.
Specfurn Commercial Furniture is a Queensland owned and operated business providing commercial furniture solutions nationwide, encompassing workstation systems, storage solutions, ergonomic seating, boardroom/meeting furniture and hospitality/cafe furniture.
Sustainable Australia – How does GECA contribute?
Last week Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) attended the release of the National Sustainability Council's first biennial report, Sustainable Australia 2013: Conversations with the Future. This report documents the current status of Australia in relation to social, environmental and economic sustainability indicators.
GECA Licensee spotlight: Herbon Natural Products
Herbon was founded in 1982 (formerly known as Puren Australia) by an industrial chemist who was actively involved in the research and development of environmentally preferable and allergy free products.
NCS International joins forces with BSI
Auditor of the GECA Scheme, NSC International (NCSI), has been acquired by the world's first National Standards Body, founding member of ISO and fourth largest global certification body BSI from the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA).
GECA licensees promoted to facilities managers
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) is committed to driving sustainable consumption by increasing the uptake GECA certified products, particularly by promoting them to important stakeholders.
Come and work for GECA
Would you like to play a key role in helping GECA improve the environment by helping it develop independent, robust environmental standards against which products and services can be certified?
Our Sydney office is looking for a bright and resourceful science graduate to join its hardworking team as a Standards Assistant.
What makes a paint environmentally preferable?
Paint is made from three basic ingredients: pigment, binder and solvent. In addition to these it can contain a variety of additives, including biocides (to prevent bacteria or fungal growth in the can or on the painted surface). Each of these ingredients can have an impact on the environment during the life cycle of the paint.
Informing architects and specifiers
As part of Designex 25 in Melbourne, on 31 May GECA will hold an information session on environmentally preferable products and the role of third party certification. This session will explain the benefits of using environmentally preferable products and in particular how to guarantee a product’s claim through independent third party certification.
GECA maintains close relationship with GBCA
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) was pleased to exhibit at Green Cities 2013 last week in Sydney. Now in its seventh year, Green Cities is an annual conference and exhibition co-hosted by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and Property Council of Australia.