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

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

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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 Council acts on climate change Mayor Amanda Stevens features in the documentary, A drop in the ocean, to explain what the City of Port Phillip council are doing to reduce their impact on the environment What your council is doing Event Discover Bay EcoVentures EcoVentures are for people aged 15-25 to explore the local coastline, get outdoors and learn about local plants and animals. What's on Earthcare St Kilda call for Little Penguin volunteers Do you want to help protect our Little Penguins? Volunteer with Earthcare St Kilda My Community Port Melbourne residents make big cuts to their energy consumption, and bills! James Rodrigo and the owners at Marine Apartments, Port Melbourne worked with the City of Port Phillip’s Sustainability team to reduce their electricity consumption by 65%, saving $15,000 from the building's annual electricity bill. My House, What your council is doing Council contributes to 'Better Apartments' discussion paper ‘Better Apartments’ is the Victorian Government's discussion paper to commence a conversation around apartment design, standards and amenity. My House, What your council is doing Recycling mattresses to reduce waste A new free mattress recycling drop-off service is available to residents What your council is doing The Community Bus provides an essential service The City of Port Phillip Community Bus is a much valued free service that has been running for over 40 years, making around 3000 trips per month My Community, What your council is doing