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saveBOARD betterJOINERY is made from 99% recycled materials, the core is made from shredded and compressed composite packaging and soft plastics, finished with a recycled LDPE plastic face and back. This product has a higher concentration of plastic than saveBOARD wall linings, which makes a high density product, which is stronger and easier to cut. Can be CNC machined.

Panel sizes 15mm:

  • 2400 x 1200mm
  • 2700 x 1200mm
  • 3000 x 1200mm

Colours: White Noise and Black.

Key Features
  • NZ Made from 99% recycled recycled composite packaging and soft plastics
  • Low carbon
  • High impact resistance
  • Durable and low maintenance
  • Declare Red List approved, and Eco Choice Aotearoa certified
  • The use of saveBOARD products will earn, or contribute towards earning, Green Star credits
  • EPD pending, complete July 24
  • Pre-finished
  • Can be custom made using end-user waste (creates a brand aligned board)
Declare LBC Red List Approved
Declared LBC Red List Approved
Eco Choice Aotearoa (ECNZ) Licensed
Eco Choice Aotearoa
Homestar / Green Star (Envirospec) Compliant
Homestar / Green Star
Recycled Content (Pre-Consumer)
Pre-Consumer Recycled Content
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use
  • As cabinetry and furniture
  • As desk, table and counter tops
  • Internal signage
Limitations on Use
  • Not suitable as a kitchen bench top
  • Not suitable for wet areas
  • For internal use only
In-Service History

The same plant and recipes that saveBOARD uses for manufacture in New Zealand and Australia originates from the USA, where it has been in operation for 14 years.  The product is the USA is installed in the harshest climates and has proven its unmatched resilience. The most iconic project to date is the USA is the roof underlay of the Tesla Gigafactory One in Sparks Nevada. 

saveBOARD bertterJOINERY is specified by Warren and Mahoney for Tourism New Zealand for the main customer interaction counters in the isite refurbishments across New Zealand.  saveBOARD was selected  for the low carbon impact and the circular opportunity enabled by saveBOARD.  Each site sends old brochures and marketing material which are made into the betterJOINERY panels used in each refurbishment.

Other Performance Attributes
  • Fire: Group 3 
  • Low Carbon (Cradle to Gate) .11kg/CO2/kg product
  • VOC (volatile organic compounds) emission: <0.003 mg/m²/hr
  • Made from 99% locally sourced and recycled composite packaging and soft plastics
  • Every panel of betterJOI ERY will divert approximately 30kgs of waste from landfill
  • No water, glues, resins or additives are used in the production process
  • Declare Red List approved, and Eco Choice Aotearoa certified
  • The use of saveBOARD products will earn, or contribute towards earning, Green Star credits
  • 15 year warranty
Interior Fire Rating 3
saveBOARD Material Safety Data Sheet


betterJOINERY Product Technical Statement

2023 v1.1

Declare Certification


Eco Choice Aotearoa Certification


saveBOARD Embodied Carbon


Installation Guide: betterJOINERY

2023 Rev1.2

Claiming Green Star Credits

saveBOARD manufacture low carbon building materials using recycled waste.

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