2023 Annual Sustainability Report

2023 Annual Sustainability Report

January 26 means different things to a lot of people, but I think we all share one commonality: our love for our lands. So, on this Australia Day, we proudly present our commitment to sustainability, transparency, and our 100% Australian ownership. Join us in our ongoing commitment to sustainability, and for doing the best for the lands we hold dear. 

 

100% Australian Owned:

Eco247 is proudly 100% an Australian-owned company. Our commitment to sustainability and carbon-negative practices mirrors our dedication to both the local environment and our global responsibility.

 

Investigating Eco247's Sustainability Commitment

At Eco247, we are committed to thoroughly investigating the sustainability aspects of our core products. This includes an in-depth exploration of our tree-planting and recycling initiatives, an analysis of our supply chain for goods and components, and an examination of the providence of our wood products, along with our recycling efforts to date.

 

Now, let's explore the essence of our commitment by delving into some of our standout products:

 

 

Firewood

 

Wheelie Bin Options:

Briquettes & Bricks:

Tree Planting Commitment:

For every wheelie bin purchase, one tree is planted.

Original Source:

Sustainably sourced Tasmanian oak from Tasmania.  Then processed into sawdust as a byproduct of local manufactures producing other goods

Supply Chain:

Sourced, manufactured, cleaned, packaged, and delivered within Australia, ensuring minimal environmental impact and supporting local job creation. 

Delivery: 

Handled by our Australian team for swift and reliable service.

Recycling Achievement:

Our commitment to recycling efforts has successfully diverted 1500 tonnes of sawdust from landfills as of January 16, 2024.

  

American Oak Offcuts:

Tree Planting Commitment:

For every wheelie bin purchase, one tree is planted.

Original Source:

Sustainably sourced American oak offcuts sourced from North America.  The offcuts are made from furniture makers here in Australia

Supply Chain:

Sourced, manufactured, cleaned, packaged, and delivered within Australia for minimal environmental impact and local job creation.

Delivery: 

Handled by our Australian team for swift and reliable service.

Recycling Achievement:

Utilizing recycled oak offcuts has saved 20 tonnes of wood from being sent to landfill as of January 16, 2024.

 

Kindling:

Tree Planting Commitment:

For every wheelie bin purchase, one tree is planted

Original Source:

Sustainably sourced  Tasmanian oak offcuts from Australian manufacturers.

Supply Chain:

Sourced, manufactured, cleaned, packaged, and delivered within Australia, promoting minimal environmental impact and local job creation. 

Delivery: 

Handled by our Australian team for swift and reliable service.

Recycling Achievement:

Our commitment to recycling efforts has successfully saved 15 tonnes of kindling from landfills as of January 16, 2024.

 

Firewood Bags:

Eco-Friendly Firewood Bags & No Fuss Firewood Bags:

 

Original Source:

Sustainably sourced Tasmanian oak sawdust from Australian manufacturers.

Supply Chain:

Sourced, manufactured, packaged, and delivered within Australia, promoting minimal environmental impact and local job creation. 

Delivery: 

Handled by our Australian team for swift and reliable service.

Recycling Achievement:

Our commitment to recycling efforts has successfully diverted 1500 tonnes of sawdust from landfills as of January 16, 2024.

 

Cat Litter

 Tofu Cat Litter Wheelie Bins:

Tree Planting Commitment:

For every three little wheelie bins purchased, one tree is planted.

Original Source:

Pea Fibre, corn starch and corn flour sourced from Heibei and Shandong provinces in PRC.

Recycled Content:

The pea fibre is made from pea pod waste, during the production of peas.

Initial Extrusion:

Performed in the PRC. 

Dust Removal Refinement, Bin Cleaning, and Packaging:

All completed in Australia, minimizing our environmental footprint and ensuring thorough sanitation and quality control.

Delivery:

Handled by our Australian team for swift and reliable service.

 

Tofu Cat Litter 2.5kg Bags:

Original Source:

Pea Fibre, corn starch and corn flour sourced from Heibei and Shandong provinces in PRC.

Recycled Content:

The pea fibre is made from pea pod waste, during the production of peas.

Ingredients, Manufacturing, and Packaging:

Currently occur in the PRC. 

Delivery:

Handled by our Australian team for swift and reliable service.

 

Carbon Emissions 2023

scope 1 approx   59,003 kg of Co2

scope 2 approx   867 kg of Co2

Carbon-Negative Initiatives:

Eco247 proudly strives to be a carbon-negative company. Our dedication to sustainability goes beyond our products, with a primary focus on planting trees as a key initiative. Through our tree-planting program, we strive to offset more carbon emissions than our operations produce. By choosing Eco247, you are actively contributing to the growth of a greener and more sustainable future. Our commitment to planting trees is at the core of our environmental efforts, fostering positive change and leaving a lasting impact on the planet.

2023 - 4000 tress planted

2024 - 8000 trees planted target 

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