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How to recycle your Easter chocolate wrappers Sustainable living

How to recycle your Easter chocolate wrappers

Planning on getting stuck into some chocolate this Easter? Foil chocolate wrappers are 100% recyclable! Find out how to recycle them properly.

Getting ready to go 100% renewable Waste, energy and water

Getting ready to go 100% renewable

From next year, we’ll source 100% renewable energy to meet our electricity needs – well ahead of our 2030 deadline.

Tips for growing trees in pots Sustainable living

Tips for growing trees in pots

A little planning, regular care and knowing when to re-pot will help your tree stay healthy.

In pictures: See the scale of solar power in Sydney Waste, energy and water

In pictures: See the scale of solar power in Sydney

You know and love these Sydney buildings, but we’ll bet you didn’t know they are generating solar power on their roofs.

Recycle your unwanted electronic goods Sustainable living

Recycle your unwanted electronic goods

Bring your broken or unwanted electronics to the Alexandra Canal Depot in Alexandria from 9am to 3pm on Saturday 8 June 2019.

What Christmas left behind: a guide to what you can and can’t recycle Sustainable living

What Christmas left behind: a guide to what you can and can’t recycle

From shiny wrapping paper to old Christmas trees, the City of Sydney’s waste and recycling expert shares her tips on tidying up after the festive season.

How I started this thing: Australia’s first community-controlled solar power for apartments Sustainable living

How I started this thing: Australia’s first community-controlled solar power for apartments

Setting up solar power in apartment blocks is no easy feat. Bjorn Sturmberg shares how a grant helped side-step the barriers at student housing co-op Stucco.

Food scraps recycling trial: your questions answered Sustainable living

Food scraps recycling trial: your questions answered

Gemma Dawson, our waste strategy manager, answers your questions about the trial and food waste.

Hear 4 experts on how we should tackle climate change Sustainable living

Hear 4 experts on how we should tackle climate change

Leading figures share their thoughts on combating climate change at our public speaker series, CityTalks.

Dr John Hewson on leadership in the face of climate change Waste, energy and water

Dr John Hewson on leadership in the face of climate change

Australia needs a strategy to achieve tough emissions targets, argues former federal Liberal Party leader John Hewson.

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