Southland Region

Paper4trees was first introduced to the Southland Region in 2010.

Since then, a total of
138 schools and preschools have joined Paper4trees!
That is the equivalent to
 93% of all Southland Region schools and 65% of all Southland Region preschools.

Between 2009 and 2020, Southland Region schools and preschools have:

  • Diverted 1,237 tonnes of paper and cardboard from landfill
                 - That's around the same as 309 elephants!

  • Saved 9,897 cubic metres of landfill space

  • Prevented 6,680 tonnes of carbon dioxide from being created in landfill

Isn't this an amazing effort? We think so, which is why we have rewarded Southland Region schools and preschools with a total of...

5,247 native trees! to plant in their school grounds or within their local community.

Latest local annual reports:

Gore District Stats 2019_2020
Invercargill city Stats 2019_2020
Southland  District Stats 2019_2020
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Click the areas below for a list of participating schools and preschools:

Gore District

Invercargill City

Southland District


A programme run by Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust

Suite A, 184 Cameron Road

Tauranga 3110

PO Box 2523, Tauranga 3144

07 578 7025

Office Hours: Mon - Fri 9:30am - 4:30pm

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Southland  District Stats 2019_2020

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