Sustainability

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Have your say on the Western Distributor upgrade Better streets and spaces

Have your say on the Western Distributor upgrade

Transport for NSW will make changes to the road network between the Anzac Bridge and Sydney Harbour Bridge aimed at making it safer and more reliable.

6 amazing creatures and plants you can spot in the inner city Local ecology

6 amazing creatures and plants you can spot in the inner city

There are more than 500 plants, fungi and animals in and around our city. Try spotting these species during the Great Southern Bioblitz from 28 to 31 October.

Inside the local project turning single-use plastic waste into objects of beauty Sustainable living

Inside the local project turning single-use plastic waste into objects of beauty

An all-in-one local plastic recycler and manufacturer is helping hospitality businesses in our area transform trash to treasure with a City of Sydney grant.

New net zero targets for development approvals Planning for the future

New net zero targets for development approvals

Planning rules will improve energy efficiency and incorporate renewables in our city’s buildings

Why you might be seeing discarded furniture on your street Sustainable living

Why you might be seeing discarded furniture on your street

Our waste and cleansing crews are doing their best but we need your help to keep our neighbourhood clean.

4 sustainable ways to get rid of unwanted stuff Sustainable living

4 sustainable ways to get rid of unwanted stuff

It’s illegal to put items out on the footpath without booking a collection. You can stop them going to landfill.

Apply now to become part of our Smart Green Apartments program Sustainable living

Apply now to become part of our Smart Green Apartments program

Get free expert advice to reduce your building’s water and energy use

Sustainable clothing: Tips for upcycling old clothes Sustainable living

Sustainable clothing: Tips for upcycling old clothes

Leah Giblin, textile artist and costume maker, shares how to refresh a stained shirt, turn an old tee into a pillowcase and transform socks into heat packs.

Sustainable clothing: Shop your wardrobe Sustainable living

Sustainable clothing: Shop your wardrobe

Leah Giblin, local textile artist and costume maker, shows how to shop from the clothes you own. Create stylish and fresh looks, without buying more stuff.

Sustainable clothing: Fabric care and choice 101 Sustainable living

Sustainable clothing: Fabric care and choice 101

Leah Giblin, creator of clothing label Day Keeper, covers which fabrics to buy and avoid, how to reduce the impact of polyester and caring for natural fibres.

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