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Keeping the faith on a family tradition – ODT

By |2019-12-11T20:04:33+13:00December 9th, 2019|Blog|

Campaign for Wool New Zealand trustee Craig Smith in the Wool in Schools “woolshed” which has been travelling around schools.

Photo: Sally Rae. 

Tom O’Sullivan’s grandfather paid off his Canterbury farm with a single wool cheque during the wool boom in the early 1950s.

His father used to say that […]

Two Carpets – What’s the Difference?

By |2019-04-24T16:05:45+12:00April 24th, 2019|CFW Video|

What’s the Difference?

Carpet cleaning safety. Wool carpets have a natural resistance to spills and stains and can be cleaned easily with a natural water solution of mild detergent. Unlike polypropylene carpets which are cleaned with bleach, leaving toxic residues. Choose Safety, #ChooseWool.

The Campaign for Wool hopes that the publicity surrounding the plastic contamination […]

Two Curtains – What’s the Difference?

By |2019-04-24T15:44:35+12:00April 24th, 2019|CFW Video|

What’s the Difference?

Wool is a fire safe solution. High in water and nitrogen content, wool is naturally flame-retardant. Wool does not melt, drip or to stick to the skin causing burns, and when subject to extreme heat it produces less smoke and less noxious fumes. Wool’s requires high levels of oxygen in order […]

Choose Wisely – Check it’s Wool

By |2019-04-24T16:11:03+12:00April 24th, 2019|CFW Video|

What’s the Difference?

Highlighting the Campaign for Wool’s core messaging of wool being Natural, Biodegradable and Renewable, this film is a call to action for consumers to make a difference with their fibre choice and to Choose Wisely and #Check It’s Wool.

With the emphasis on #SlowingFashion and to combat the current throw-away culture, research […]

Synthetic Vs Wool – What’s the Difference?

By |2019-04-24T16:12:57+12:00April 24th, 2019|CFW Video|

What’s the Difference?

Wool has inherent natural properties that benefit the planet in so many ways. The planet is choking from waste plastic and man-made fibres that are being discarded in its oceans and the land every single day. In terms of consumer fibre choice there is still a disconnect as to what contributes […]

Wool Shed stops at school

By |2019-04-02T14:02:38+13:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|

By Ken Muir

Menzies College, in Wyndham, is the latest school to host The Wool Shed, a container of exhibits and information about wool

cand the importance of the fibre to the New Zealand economy.

”It’s important that we educate the new generation of schoolchildren about wool and the benefits it offers,” Menzies College teacher Sally Robertson […]

New Zealand wool to be tested on NASA spacecraft

By |2018-10-25T12:59:03+13:00October 24th, 2018|Blog|

* From Newshub * 

New Zealand wool is set to make its way into deep space.

Auckland-based company Lanaco’s new wool has been used to make a breathable filter for astronauts.

CEO Nick Davenport told Newshub it has sparked the interest of NASA and is now being trialled for use in space.

“They tracked us down. There was an […]