We are on a journey to improve our sustainability efforts
One of our environmental projects includes planting trees; partnering with Trees That Count. Westpeak™ New Zealand goal is to plant a minimum of 500 trees per year in New Zealand and we are well on our way to achieving this target for 2021.
Every Westpeak™ product purchased helps fund native trees to be planted and we are currently partnered with local organisation Atarau Sanctuary. We have funded 700 trees so far and this also helps protect the endangered Great Spotted Kiwi! Currently there are four kiwis in the kiwi creche, who are monitored at the sanctuary before being released (once big enough) back into the wild.
To date we have planted 843 trees including 143 around our head office. These native trees have the potential to sequester 232.12 tones of CO2 over the next 50 years.Our progress
What we are doing to improve our corporate social responsibility
We are currently working through our whole range of products including our Westpeak™ brand and what steps we can put in place to better our corporate social responsibility. We have a long-term goal of offering a complete range of products made from recycled and sustainable materials. In the meantime, we have some short-term goals below to help improve our impact on the environment.
A full copy of our sustainability plan can be emailed to you at your request
We mitigate garment wastage where possible, and are currently working on a plan for our customers to best recycle our products and packaging by the end of 2022.
We offer sustainable uniforms and PPE products. It is important we help our customers live more sustainably by giving them a range of brands who offer PPE made from recyclable materials.
All our packaging boxes are made from a circular economy approach from recycled boxes. Our new packaging box supplier is one of New Zealand's leading companies of sustainable fiber packaging.
Eliminating single use plastic by 2023 from our Westpeak™ range. This includes non-recyclable packaging, looking at more sustainable options for product materials.