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14 posts in Waste, energy and water

In pictures: Bringing in the (stormwater) harvest

Stormwater recycling in Green Square is helping save Sydney’s precious drinking water. Look behind the scenes at a cutting-edge, urban recycled water scheme.

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

You know and love these Sydney buildings, but we’ll bet you didn’t know they are generating solar power on their roofs.

Dr John Hewson on leadership in the face of climate change

Australia needs a strategy to achieve tough emissions targets, argues former federal Liberal Party leader John Hewson.

Dr Connie Hedegaard on the politics of climate change

The former EU Commissioner for Action on Climate on what needs to be done to fight climate change.

Christiana Figueres on how local action can fast-track global change

Listen to the third episode of our CityTalks podcast.

Watch: How a new artwork led to a breakthrough in recycling plastics

There’s a story behind these 2000-odd orange spheres. And it might just change the way we handle marine debris.

How I started this thing: Sydney Renewable Power Company

Sydney Renewable Power Company's Andy Cavanagh-Downs shares how volunteer power and a City grant led to the largest city-based solar project in Australia.

Dr David Suzuki on the next steps for sustainable cities

Listen to episode 1 of our CityTalks podcast.

5 green tech innovations powering Green Square

The big and green innovations behind some of the little things you can do in the area.

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