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Low Carbon Challenge 2017 Finale

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Mac's Brewbar

4 Taranaki Street

Wellington

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Join us for the grand finale and crowdfunding launch of the 2017 Low Carbon Challenge.

Over the past eight weeks six awesome teams have been pushing ahead innovative projects that will help contribute to Wellington's Low Carbon Future with solutions supporting housing, energy, waste and transport.

Join us to hear about their progress in the challenge and see the launch of their crowdfunding campaigns.

The finale event brings together the growing Low Carbon Challenge community. As mentors, alumni, teams, supporters, partners and keen community lets celebrate another great wave of innovative projects being unleashed across our capital city.

Wellington's Low Carbon Future awaits!




2017 Low Carbon Challenge cohort

Organic Dynamic

Organic Dynamic exist to offers ocean lovers environmentally friendly surfboard options.
They work with Polypalace to divert Wellington’s polystyrene waste away from landfill,
And give it a new life as the core material of extremely strong surfboards which they clad
with NZ grown timber, and seal using bio resins. Organic Dynamic combine digital
manufacturing with handcraft to produce affordable, custom surfboards that have a tiny
environmental impact. They are the only certified gold level ecoboard manufacturer
in the southern hemisphere and are based right here in Wellington.

Gurgl

Gurgl is a new social enterprise clothing library for preloved infant clothing.

Wā Collective

Wā Collective is a Wellington based social enterprise which provides a solution to period waste, period poverty and the period taboo. Period.

Wasted

We are working to provide Wellington with a central common space and co-op hub focused around the reduction of waste through providing alternative options, education, and building communities.

PolyPalace

Poly Palace, the regions polystyrene innovators, are using the Low Carbon Challenge to demonstrate how a quality (warm and dry) habitable environment can be achieved at the lowest cost. By using new and recycled products to seed a building manufacturing project that combines an 'Earthship' approach with a Tiny House. We call this "The Earth Dingy" - a 'life boat' to rescue us from high cost construction techniques leading to the lack of affordable housing.

Biodiesel

A biodiesel cooperative lab, which is housed in a 20' shipping container. It takes waste cooking oils and fats, to produce ATSM grade B100 fuel that can be used in all diesel engines.


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