As the heart of your home and your food preparation area, Elite believes your kitchen needs to be healthy and safe, as well as being kind to the planet.
The New Zealand Ecolabelling Trust operates New Zealand’s most trusted multiple criteria environmental labelling programme. Environmental Choice operates to internationally recognised standards and principles.
Initiated and endorsed by the New Zealand Government, Environmental Choice recognises the genuine moves made by manufacturers to reduce the environmental impacts of their products and provides a credible and independent guide for consumers who want to purchase products that are better for the environment.
Homestar is the independent rating tool that evaluates the sustainability attributes of New Zealand homes in terms of energy, health and comfort, water, waste and more. The overarching objective of the Homestar rating tool is to improve the performance and reduce the environmental impact of new and existing New Zealand homes, making them warm, healthy and comfortable places to live.
For more details see: http://www.nzgbc.org.nz
Forestry Stewardship Council certification assures consumers that certified products come from forests that are managed to meet the social, economic and ecological needs of present and future generations.
For more details see: https://ic.fsc.org
The ISO 14000 family addresses various aspects of environmental management. It provides practical tools for companies and organizations looking to identify and control their environmental impact and constantly improve their environmental performance.
For more details see: http://www.iso.org/iso/iso14000
The EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is a management instrument developed by the European Commission for companies and other organisations to evaluate, report, and improve their environmental performance.
For more details see: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/emas