Resource Efficiency Strategies, Action Plans and External Waste Audits – ISCouncil

Resource Efficiency Strategies, Action Plans and External Waste Audits


  • Product Type Auditing services, Consultancy, Education & Training, Environmental Management Services, Independent Sustainability Professionals, Waste Management and Recycling
  • Regions Auckland, Christchurch, New Zealand, Wellington



  • Company Name Green Business HQ
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Green Business HQ provides external support for the development of project Resource Efficiency Strategies (RES), Resource Efficiency Action Plans (REAPS) and conducts independent external Waste Audits (resource output data and systems). In 2019 Green Business HQ won Build Magazine’s award for the Best NZ Waste Reduction and Sustainability Consultancy.

Green Business HQ Founder and Director Carolyn Cox is an experienced sustainability professional and regularly develops practical resource efficiency and sustainability action plans for businesses and projects, undertaking planning, workshop facilitation and reporting as well as physical, visual and desktop waste audits across a variety of industry sectors from construction and infrastructure to retail and education sectors. With an excellent knowledge of New Zealand’s waste and resource recovery systems and infrastructure sector best practices, Carolyn has over 20 years’ experience in the development, management, maintenance and continuous improvement of environmental management and waste systems on a variety of sites.

Carolyn holds the following qualifications:
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (Auditing) Certificate
ISCA accredited professional
Green Star accredited professional
Over five years experience in waste minimisation, management and related audits

Green Business HQ is also a member of the following professional bodies: WasteMINZ, ISCA, LCANZ and EIANZ and is a certified B Corp and is Climate Positive certified by Ekos.

Sustainability Outcomes

We develop and audit project resource efficiency goals, plans, systems and processes to help meet your ISCA credit requirements.

We specialise in pragmatic solutions to develop and meet your project’s resource efficiency, waste minimisation and material reuse goals.

Applicable Credits

IS v1.2 Was-1 , Was-2 , Was-3

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