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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.

Sign up for our new food scraps recycling trial Sustainable living

Sign up for our new food scraps recycling trial

We're looking for apartment buildings and houses to take part in a year-long food scraps recycling trial, starting mid-2019.

Dr Connie Hedegaard on the politics of climate change Waste, energy and water

Dr Connie Hedegaard on the politics of climate change

The former EU Commissioner for Action on Climate on what needs to be done to fight climate change.

Goodbye, single-use plastic bags. Here’s how you can line your bins Sustainable living

Goodbye, single-use plastic bags. Here’s how you can line your bins

4 steps towards lining your bin without using plastic.

Christiana Figueres on how local action can fast-track global change Waste, energy and water

Christiana Figueres on how local action can fast-track global change

Listen to the third episode of our CityTalks podcast.

Watch: How a new artwork led to a breakthrough in recycling plastics Waste, energy and water

Watch: How a new artwork led to a breakthrough in recycling plastics

There’s a story behind these 2000-odd orange spheres. And it might just change the way we handle marine debris.

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