Sustainable living

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103 posts in Sustainable living

4 recycling tips for plastics

Small changes to live more sustainably.

Our free recycling stations have expanded

We’ve installed them in 16 locations and you can now drop off small electronics, batteries, mobile phones and light bulbs.

5 reasons to join Ride2Work Day

Australia’s biggest celebration of riding on Wednesday 19 October.

Register for CityTalks: Making Australia a renewable energy superpower

Leaders from all levels of government, business and finance and community will discuss contributions to Australia’s decarbonised future.

How to grow herbs almost anywhere

Create, maintain and nurture a sustainable garden in your backyard, balcony or even benchtop.

Webinar: Learn what GreenPower is and find the best deal

This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get support.

Make a plan to face La Niña

Extreme weather to bring heat, humidity and storms but with some organisation you can recover faster from a disaster.

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.

Explain it to me quickly: electricity price hike, companies going bust, what it means for me

Spring is a smart time to review your plan, compare the market, and learn about 100% GreenPower

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.


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Free beginner sewing and repair workshops

Sustainable clothing: Shop your wardrobe

It’s easier than ever to recycle tricky items


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