Sustainability

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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.

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.

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.

Putting a green light on the year’s top office spaces Greening your business

Putting a green light on the year’s top office spaces

A groundswell of businesses are creating more sustainable spaces to work in. We focus on 2 of 2018’s CitySwitch Awards winners.

Let there be light: LEDs illuminate the city Better streets and spaces

Let there be light: LEDs illuminate the city

The City of Sydney will become the first council in NSW to replace all street lights with energy-efficient LEDs.

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.

Share bikes help fill in transport gaps Getting around

Share bikes help fill in transport gaps

New figures show a huge number of people are riding share bikes to explore Sydney.

CityTalks podcast: Thought leaders discuss global, national and local issues Planning for the future

CityTalks podcast: Thought leaders discuss global, national and local issues

Big cities. Big issues. Big ideas.

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.

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