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Have yourself a zero-waste Christmas

From the tree to the dining table, it’s easy to reduce your environmental impact.

Sydney communities are negotiating ground-breaking power agreements. They think you can too

Learn how a group of apartment buildings and a local school buy 100% renewable electricity from wind and solar farms.

Your COP26 cheat sheet: what it is and why it’s important

Here’s what to know about the United Nations Climate Change Conference this year and what we’re doing in Sydney .

Australian-first study shows green roofs and solar panels work better together

Watch a webinar about this study of Sydney rooftops and how it could lead to cooler, greener and more resilient cities.

Under the lid: What happens to your recycling

We follow the journey of the most common items and find out what they become.

Online masterclasses teach sustainable fashion, sewing and side hustles

Expert tutors from styling, finance and sustainability share their tips on 6 and 7 November.

How to have a zero-waste picnic

Make your next outdoor gathering a greener one. Here are 6 easy steps to get you started.

Cutting food waste key to reducing our carbon footprint

To mark the United Nations Food Waste Awareness Day, we’re shining the light on how we’re working with residents and businesses to divert scraps from landfill.

Doorstep recycling trial picks up pace in lockdown

It’s contactless, free and you don’t have to leave home.

7 easy recycling tips while at home

Be the planet’s best ally during self-isolation.

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