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From old car batteries to paints, solvents and pesticides, Sydneysiders are encouraged to raid their garden sheds and cupboards for unwanted chemicals they can safely discard at the City of Sydney’s free chemical drop-off day in July.
Green Square residents and visitors will soon enjoy two new tree-lined streets in the heart of the town centre, with work now underway on the major north–south and east–west connections.
Four new childcare centres built by the City of Sydney will soon open their doors, creating 294 much-needed places to help meet the demand of inner-city families.
Sydney Park’s brick chimneys – a striking symbol of Sydney’s industrial past – will be repaired as part of a program to preserve the legacy of Sydney’s building blocks.
The City of Sydney is installing low-carbon cogeneration in the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre to produce clean, locally produced energy for the indoor heated pool, café and fitness centre.
Sydney shoppers will continue to benefit from free 15-minute parking on retail main streets, with the City of Sydney extending its popular parking trial a further two years.
Sydney’s status as a global hotspot for innovation is set to grow as the City of Sydney’s new tech startups action plan gives entrepreneurs support to launch and nurture new businesses.
The City of Sydney will create a permanent smoke-free zone in the pedestrian section of Pitt Street Mall, between Market and King streets, following calls from shoppers, workers and pedestrians.
A new City of Sydney plan has set ambitious new targets for 50 per cent of electricity used in the local area to come from renewable energy by 2030 and for net zero emissions by 2050.
Cultural and creative organisations across Sydney have the opportunity to bring their ideas to life in an affordable, multi-purpose creative space in Paddington.
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