BRANZ. Welcome to BRANZ



Aggregate and Quarry Association of New Zealand
AQA has developed a best practice New Zealand guideline for the supply of recycled concrete materials for use in pavements and other civil works.

BRANZ has been involved in various construction-material reduction activities, including research, projects with territorial and local authorities and publications.  

An environmental certification programme to assist organisations to develop and implement and environmental management system. Managed by Landcare Research, it provides an independent audit.  

Environmental Choice NZ
Environmental Choice is the official New Zealand environmental labelling programme.

Level will help you design and build homes which have less impact on the environment and are healthier, more comfortable and have lower running costs.

Ministry for the Environment
Provides information on the built environment - both in terms of the urban environment and transportation. Resources include NZ Urban Design Protocol, Building and Housing, City and Regional Development and Sustainable Transport.

New Zealand Green Building Council
The New Zealand Green Building Council is an industry organisation dedicated to accelerating the development and adoption of market-based green building practices.

Sustainable Business Network
The Sustainable Business Network is a forum for businesses that are interested in sustainable development practice. The network promotes sustainable practice in New Zealand and supports businesses on the path to becoming sustainable. 

[UK] Scottish Ecological Design Association (SEDA)
Detailed information about designing for deconstruction.

Zero Waste Network 
Represents community enterprises working towards zero waste.