Sustainable living, events and news in the City of Port Phillip

Where to buy in bulk locally in Port Phillip Buying in bulk is a great way to save on packaging waste. My Community, My House Energy assessment grants for businesses extended Sustainability Victoria is offering to help businesses improve their energy and materials efficiency through the Resource Assessment Grant Green Businesses, My Community Solar take-up in Elwood is drastically lower than national average Elwood resident, Lis Fenwick sets the example for her neighbours by installing solar My Community, What your council is doing

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Council worms part of national compost study City of Port Phillip worm farms at St Kilda Town Hall have become a research site as part of an Australian study into composting. What your council is doing Event Guided walks - 2016 Program now available! Our popular program of free walking tours that explores the heritage, art and historical treasures of the seven neighbourhood precincts of Port Phillip. What's on, What your council is doing Event Cogs Girls - skills sessions for road cyclists kick off for 2016 Ongoing sessions. Improve your road bike skills in a welcoming and safe way with Cogs Girls. What's on, My Community
Two new Melbourne bike share stations in the City of Port Phillip Gasworks Park and West Beach pavilion now have Melbourne bike share stations to get you from A to B quickly. News, What's on, My Community St Kilda laneway gets treated to some Barcelona magic St Kilda resident Jessica Wilde shows her neighbours and local children how to create magic with recycled objects. Kids, News, My Community 10 FREE things to do with your kids to connect to nature Step out and explore Port Phillip with your kids this summer. Kids, What's on, My Community Melbourne unites to support renewable energy In an Australian first, some of Melbourne’s most iconic businesses, universities, cultural institutions and Councils have united to drive new investment in renewable energy. News, What your council is doing Living with less is more these days Resident Mike Marriott is enjoying a simpler life with less stuff My Community, My House Port Phillip Council welcomes climate change agreement Port Phillip Council has welcomed the Paris climate change summit agreement to globally curb warming greenhouse gases. News, What your council is doing ‘Reverse Vending Machine’ rewards you for recycling City of Port Phillip has secured funding to use a ‘Reverse Vending Machine’ at major events this Summer. My Community, What your council is doing 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. My Community, My House, What your council is doing Try our award winning My Climate tool Find out the best ways to make your home more sustainable using this free online tool. News, My House, What your council is doing