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‘It feels so gratifying’: Wool industry campaigner recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

June 4th, 2019|News Articles|

Tuesday 4 June, 2019 | Angie Skerrett

Click to video link: Philippa Wright talks about her Queen’s Birthday award, and the future of the wool industry. Credits: Video: Newshub 

A long time contributor and promoter of New Zealand wool has been recognised for her work with a Queen’s Birthday Honour.

Philippa Wright was awarded […]

Queen’s Birthday Honours for Philippa Wright

June 4th, 2019|News Articles|

NZ Herald, Tuesday, 04 June 2019

Philippa Wright has been made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the wool industry and sustainability.

She has actively promoted and campaigned for the use of wool as a sustainable resource for more than 40 years, making significant contributions to the wool industry.

She is the […]

Synthetic Vs Wool – What’s the Difference?

April 24th, 2019|CFW Videos|


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 to being man-made, synthetic […]

Two Jumpers – What’s the Difference?

April 24th, 2019|CFW Videos|


What’s the Difference?

Wool is biodegradable in soil or water. When wool is disposed of in soil or water, it takes a very short time to break down, whereas most synthetics and plastics are extremely slow to degrade, if at all. At the end of its useful life, wool can be returned to the soil or the marine […]

Two Carpets – What’s the Difference?

April 24th, 2019|CFW Videos|


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 of our world has […]

Two Curtains – What’s the Difference?

April 24th, 2019|CFW Videos|


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 to burn and has […]