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112 posts in Sustainable living

From dumpster to Dempstah: recycling textile waste

How a City of Sydney grant recipient turned unwanted clothing into high-quality yarn

The heat is on to map microclimates in Sydney

Redfern, Moore Park, Pyrmont – where do you think the hottest spots are in our area?

Meet the locals who rescue items from apartment bin rooms

Our Ultimo recycling pop-up has been open for one year, diverting over 13 tonnes of materials from landfill.

A guide to what you can and can’t recycle this Christmas

Is Christmas wrapping paper recyclable? What should I do with my old Christmas tree? Our waste expert shares tips on tidying up after the festive season.

Business Events Sydney in partnership with the City of Sydney wins global impact award

Our partner, Business Events Sydney, has won the first Impact Award at the Global Destination Sustainability Awards.

Gold star for one of Sydney’s smart green apartment buildings

How the Goldsbrough in Pyrmont is building a sustainable new history.

Join Garage Sale Trail's free online sustainability talks

Discover the secrets to a sustainable wardrobe, profit from second-hand treasures and find connection.

From waste to wonder: Sydney City Farm cultivates abundance for communities

Compassion and connection deliver dining with dignity for those facing food insecurity

Tips to start an edible garden

You don't need a lot of space, equipment or experience to grow your own food.

From food scraps to solar: Glebe building taking steps towards sustainable living

Green champion supports strata committee to pursue City of Sydney grant and make eco-friendly upgrades


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