West Coast

Paper4trees was first introduced to the West Coast Region in 2008.

Since then, a total of
38 schools and preschools have joined Paper4trees!
That is the equivalent to
100% of all West Coast schools and 4% of all West Coast preschools.

Between 2008 and 2019, West Coast schools and preschools have:

  • Diverted 472 tonnes of paper and cardboard from landfill
                 - That's around the same as 101 elephants!

  • Saved 3,779 cubic metres of landfill space

  • Prevented 2,551 tonnes of carbon dioxide from being created in landfill

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

2,208 native trees! to plant in their school grounds or within their local community.

Latest local annual reports:

Buller District
Grey District
Westland District
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Click the areas below for a list of participating schools and preschools:

Buller District

Grey District

Westland 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 8:30am - 4:30pm

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