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

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

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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 Toward Zero annual progress report 2014/15 See how your Council is performing on sustainability targets News, My Community, What your council is doing Green roof sprouts up in St Kilda East Residents think vertically to create their garden oasis. My Community How green is your daily grind? The Red Star Espresso Bar and Urban Garden in Bay Street, Port Melbourne has given the whole coffee business a lot of thought. Green Businesses, My Community 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 My Community, My House, What your council is doing Melbourne Down Under documentary out now This lush new documentary unveils the marine secrets of Port Phillip Bay My Community Cosmic walking poem wins annual Elwood poetry prize Elwood Primary school student, Leila, won the student prize of this year's Elwood poetry competition with this poem on the theme of 'walk' My Community Port Phillip video shows how to dodge “dooring” danger Half of 179 bike riders questioned on St Kilda Road have dodged near misses there with open car doors over the past two years and almost one in five had been hit by a door, a Port Phillip Council survey has revealed. What's on, My Community, What your council is doing