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

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

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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 TedX St Kilda Watch Jeremy McLeod present an alternative to the Australian housing model that is sustainable, affordable and community-focused. What's on, My Community Event Well Waters Workbees The Well Waters project provides rain tank & raingarden rebates, and community workbees to improve Elster Creek for water, plants, animals and people. What's on, My Community Reserve and foreshore community planting days Join us to plant natives across heritage sites in Port Phillip this winter What's on, My Community, What your council is doing Elwood College students create award winning sustainability app Smog Game is an award winning eco-themed colour matching endless runner for the iPhone and iPad, which shows children the benefit of reducing their 'Smog' carbon footprint. Kids, News, My Community Event Community Gardening at EcoCentre 11am - 1pm on the third Sunday of every month. What's on, My Community Solar for St Kilda Community Housing This local not for profit housing agency providing affordable housing for low-income and disadvantaged people has now been fitted with solar panels thanks to crowdfunding through The People's Solar. News, My Community Roof run-off diverted for greener gardens Up to 90 Port Phillip residents will have greener gardens thanks to an easily installed section of plumbing. What your council is doing 40 is the new 50! Speeds have been reduced from 50km/h to 40km/h in five new areas in the City of Port Phillip What your council is doing