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

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

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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 You’ve heard of fast food, but what about fast fashion? Local resident, Megan O'Malley sets us straight on how to shop sustainably My Community Early Years Centres get set for Sustainability 14 Early Childhood Services from across the City of Port Phillip have wholeheartedly committed to taking more sustainable steps this year through Seedlings. Kids, What your council is doing Be part of local garden projects At our latest Sustainability Community Action Network event, you came up with some great garden project ideas. Let's continue the discussion here. My Community How to create a butterfly garden The team at the St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Co-op have put together a guide to creating a butterly garden with plants that are local and indigenous to the City of Port Phillip. My Community How to create an edible garden with local indigenous plants The team at the St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Co-op have put together a guide to creating a garden with edible plants that are local and indigenous to the City of Port Phillip. My Community How to attract birds to your garden with local indigenous plants The team at the St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Co-op have put together a local guide to attracting birds to your garden. My Community Elwood Toy Library celebrates 30 years For 30 years, Elwood Toy Library has provided toys, puzzles, games and costumes to the community. My Community Keeping South Melbourne beautiful To celebrate Keep Australia Beautiful week, the staff green team from Oxford University Press and the Sustainability team from the City of Port Phillip joined together for a clean-up event along the Sandridge rail path in South Melbourne. My Community, What your council is doing