Sustainable living

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56 posts in Sustainable living

How to grow your own food if you rent

Tips to start an edible garden with mobile gardens, planters and pots.

What happens to recycled items

We explore where clothes, electronics, polystyrene and soft plastics go once you drop them off at Recycle It Saturday.

Give a sustainable gift this Valentine’s Day

Zero-waste gifts to impress that special someone – and nurture the planet

Top 5 ways to dispose of your old tech

It’s easier than ever to recycle electronics.

Recycle tricky stuff from your doorstep with RecycleSmart

We’re partnering with RecycleSmart to make it easier for you to recycle items that can’t go in the yellow lid recycling bin.

Drop off your old clothes, electronics, polystyrene, soft plastics and more

Give these items a new lease of life at Recycle It Saturday on Saturday 5 December.

Have your say on the future of Sydney City Farm

Let us know why the site matters to you and share your ideas on its future growth

Recycle your old batteries, mobile phones, light bulbs and soft plastics

To celebrate National Recycling Week, we’ve partnered with Mirvac to offer pop-up recycling stations for items that don’t belong in your household bin.

5 recycling items that can stump Sydneysiders

Dispose of your unwanted goods responsibly. These are some trickier items that residents need help with.

Sydney green thumbs show us 6 diverse community gardens

These shared spaces across the city are doing more than providing organic crops. They’re growing community connections too.


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