Kiwi Experience already has a head start in this department by using one of the most modern fleets in the business. It helps as well that the buses are full more often which lessens the carbon emissions per passenger, and makes it an even better alternative when compared to car transport. However, that’s not going nearly far enough. The fleet we use is currently undergoing emissions testing with VTNZ – New Zealand’s leading vehicle testing company. This information is used to identify any inefficient vehicles, sell those older buses and buy new fuel efficient ones. As new emission reduction technology comes aboard we will be quick to adopt that too.
When you decide on New Zealand bus travel with Kiwi Experience you’ve already made a good start by sharing your transport needs with others. As you travel around you’ll also notice our Driver Guides keeping a close eye on rubbish disposal, and giving you tips on how to protect the landscape during those stunning walks, swims and adventures you do all along the way. For more information check out the green tips below that we give out on the bus, included in the Kiwi Experience Exposed magazine.
Behind the scenes we’ve got a team keeping the buses, Driver Guides and passengers humming along, and these guys aren’t exempt from doing their bit to fight climate change either. It’s just a start but every little bit helps - here are some examples of what’s being done:
Printing onto paper from responsibly managed forestry - we can even track an exact page from our brochure right back to the forest it comes from!
- Printing using mineral oil free soy based vegetable inks.
- Recycling of all paper, cardboard, glass, plastic and cans.
- Using old paper for notes instead of new notepads.
- Double sided printing on business documents.
- Creating a “paperless society” to reduce demands on paper stocks.
We love our country. Please look after it while you are here.