Energetics launches new eco-efficiency program in Queensland

11 Nov 2004Archived News Energetics in the News

On 11 November, Energetics announced the release of our new eco-efficiency management tool 'Eco Achiever' as an integral part of the new ecoBiz pilot program in Queensland with Redland Shire Council.

7 Queensland businesses are participating in the ecoBiz pilot program, aimed at reducing water and energy consumption, and, waste stream production. Attending the event was Minister for Energy, John Mickel, Redland Shire Council Mayor, Don Seccombe and Member for Redlands, John English.


Redland Mayor Don Seccombe said to the 7 participating businesses, "It's inspiring to see the amount of support shown by the local business community for such programs as ecoBiz. You should feel proud to be part of this innovative project that will place your businesses as proactive role models for others in the Redland community to be encouraged by. The program will also have positive outcomes for the Council, by helping us to meet our requirements under the Local Greenhouse Action Plan (Cities for Climate Protection - CCPTM program)."

Redland Council has employed Energetics to provide consultancy support throughout the project.

Tony Cooper, Managing Partner for Energetics, said, "It's great to see Redland Council working so proactively with their local business community on eco-efficiency. We are proud to be a partner in this exciting eco-efficiency program and pleased to announce the release of our new eco-efficiency management tool 'Eco Achiever' as an integral part of the project."

John Mickel, Minister for Energy, opened the event and said, "Queensland's growing population and expanding economy is placing increased pressure on our resources and that means the community, including industry, needs to change its habits when it comes to water and energy use."

The 7 businesses participating in the Redland ecoBiz program are:
Alchemy Cordial Company
Darwalla Milling
Redland Nursery
Sheldon College
Sirromet Wines
Stradbroke Ferries
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