Solar Panels and Batteries- SCAN event
A free community presentation on installing a solar photovoltaic system at home.
Sustainability Champions save $37,000
Port Melbourne Housing estate saves $37,000 on yearly water bill.
Green Roof won Premier's Sustainability Award 2016
Congratulations to 38 Westbury Street for winning the Premier's Sustainability Award 2016 for their Green Roof.
8:00pm to 9:15pm on Wednesday 14 September at Finn Cafe, St Kilda. Learn all about our feathery lady friends, how to keep them happy and healthy, and the yummy eggs they lay for us.
Composting and worm farming in apartments - free talk
6:30pm on Wednesday 24 August 2016 at St Kilda Town Hall.
Free composting and worm farming in apartments workshop.
Learn how you can turn your food waste into nutrient rich soil that is like gold for the garden, with a focus on apartment living. Find out about the different composting and worm farming options that work in apartments and how much they cost, how much space and time you’ll need to make it work. Speakers include Richard Thomas from WormLovers on worm farms, Dane Morrissey on composting, Penelope Lynch on Bokashi bins. here will be hands on demonstrations for all of these options, so you’ll get to see, touch and smell what they are really like. This will be followed by a Q&A with Richard, Dane and Brett Hedger from City of Port Phillip. Bring a bottle and take home free samples of compost and worm juice, and go into the draw to win your own Bokashi bin or worm farm.
Detox your home
Free household chemical collection at Camberwell's Detox your home.
Online Solar Power Calculator
Are you thinking about getting solar but wanting to make sure it's for you? Here is a tool that helps your decision.
Minimalist Lifestyle Design
Do you want to have less stuff? A clutter free home? But don't know how to get there? Here how you can do it
Native Plants for your Space
Ever wanted to grow your own bush food? Want your own wildflower meadow?Than this is the class for you!
Approach First-Time Permaculture Like a Pro
Do you want to know how to garden holistically? Keen to learn more about Permaculture and how you can incorporate Permaculture principals into your own garden?
Where to buy in bulk locally in Port Phillip
Buying in bulk is a great way to save on packaging waste.
Living with less is more these days
Resident Mike Marriott is enjoying a simpler life with less stuff
New planning policy sets scene for sustainable future
Environmentally-friendly planning changes developed by six inner Melbourne councils, including the City of Port Phillip, have the double benefit of reducing energy bills for new home and business owners.
Try our award winning My Climate tool
Find out the best ways to make your home more sustainable using this free online tool.
Free guide to green walls, roofs and facades
This guide was developed with advice from industry experts and academic research and is specific to Melbourne