Products that Plant

Right here is your Million Metres Market Place. Buy certain products from these companies and your purchase will be supporting the planting of native trees around the country! 

Smartass

The company:

smartass is cushiony soft, strong toilet tissue for people who care about the environment and like a wisecrack. This totally tree-free TP is not here to save the world but it’s a part of the game. It’s made from 100% renewable, fast-growing sugar cane and bamboo fibres free of bleach, inks, dyes and perfume. So it's kinder to the planet that grew it. 

The deal:

smartass has committed to working with Million Metres and for every carton sold will be planting a tree here in New Zealand to improve water quality and enhancing freshwater biodiversity.

Raglan Coconut Yoghurt

The company:

Raglan Coconut Yoghurt is a probiotic, dairy-free yoghurt. It is 100% locally produced in Raglan on the West Coast of New Zealand.

The deal:

Raglan Coconut Yoghurt has set a big goal of raising enough funds to help plant 1,700 trees along NZ’s rivers throughout 2017! You’ll see special fundraiser label popping up on its Big Yoghi jars throughout the year, donating 50 cents from each one you purchase to help fund Million Metres.

The Body Shop

The company:

The Body Shop International plc is the original, natural and ethical beauty brand, with over 3,000 stores in over 66 countries. The story started in Brighton England, 1976, when founder Dame Anita Roddick began mixing her own products and infusing them with a new idea: that business could be a force for good. Following this vision, for 40 years The Body Shop has been rule breaking, never faking and change making.

The deal:

 

The quality of water in New Zealand waterways needs to improve, and the The Body Shop wants its staff and customers throughout the country to have the opportunity to help. For this reason they are donating to Million Metres through products sales.

3R

The company:

3R develops programmes to recycle or responsibly dispose of used products and packaging. From businesses with a specific waste issue to industry-wide projects looking at the full product life cycle.

The deal:

3R has just launched ChemCollect, a collection and disposal service for unwanted chemicals and other hazardous items used in industry, agriculture and households. For every tonne of chemicals handled by ChemCollect, the company is donating $200 to a Million Metres project. 

Apex

The company:

Apex Insurance has been helping New Zealanders protect their business and personal assets since 1987. It is the world’s first internationally accredited carboNZero certified insurance broker.

The deal:

 

Protecting your business with Apex Insurance can also help protect New Zealand’s waterways. Apex will donate 20% of income from any new policies from Sustainable Business Network members to the Million Metres Streams Project.

Exhibit group

The company:

Exhibit Group has over 30 years’ experience servicing the exhibition, events and trade display industries. It builds high quality displays and signage, provide logistics services, display maintenance and storage.

The deal:

If you choose to work with Exhibit Group let them know you found out about them through us. The company will donate 10% of the sale to a Million Metres Project.