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Green-thumbed Sydneysiders plant shrubs and grasses for National Tree Day Local ecology

Green-thumbed Sydneysiders plant shrubs and grasses for National Tree Day

Volunteers helped create new safe havens for native wildlife

In the bag: the best alternatives to single-use plastic bags Sustainable living

In the bag: the best alternatives to single-use plastic bags

Not all ‘green’ bags are created equal. We rank reusable alternatives based on their environmental impact.

How to responsibly dispose of or recycle a mattress, fridge, batteries and other household items Sustainable living

How to responsibly dispose of or recycle a mattress, fridge, batteries and other household items

There’s a way to properly recycle almost everything in your home.

Sydney’s rooftop revolution: why we’re on the path to 100% renewables Waste, energy and water

Sydney’s rooftop revolution: why we’re on the path to 100% renewables

The City of Sydney’s sustainability director, Chris Derksema, outlines our commitment to renewable energy.

Why you should tap into Sydney’s water bubblers Sustainable living

Why you should tap into Sydney’s water bubblers

Water fountains are everywhere in the city, if you know where to look.

How we root for trees Local ecology

How we root for trees

Find out what trees do for an urban environment and how you can ensure they keep growing

6 ways to compost for every home Sustainable living

6 ways to compost for every home

Here are some way to compost, whether you live in a house or apartment

Bioblitz in Sydney Park Local ecology

Bioblitz in Sydney Park

Citizen scientists were out in force for a 24-hour habitat survey

7 recycling myths Sustainable living

7 recycling myths

We bust common recycling misconceptions

5 recycling tips for soy sauce fish bottles and more Sustainable living

5 recycling tips for soy sauce fish bottles and more

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