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Event Bike Futures Conference Melbourne A one day conference for active transport professionals at St Kilda Town Hal News, What's on, What your council is doing Port Phillip EcoCentre won the prestigious ‘Australian Clean Beach of the Year’ Award Their project at West Beach, St Kilda scored the highest at the Keep Australia Beautiful Award in 2016. News, My Community, What your council is doing Sustainability Champions save $37,000 Port Melbourne Housing estate saves $37,000 on yearly water bill. News, My Community, My House, What your council is doing Vibrant Acland Seed Grants Grants are available to showcase all year program to celebrate the new Acland Street plaza. News, My Community, What your council is doing Event Fragments - Exhibition in The Gallery A diverse exhibition of works referencing the theme of fragments News, What's on, What your council is doing Community Carbon Cops 2016 – NOW RECRUITING The City of Port Phillip is re-launching their successful ‘Community Carbon Cops’ program in 2016/17 and we are looking for volunteers who are keen to learn about energy and water management in community buildings and residential homes. My Community, What your council is doing Event Composting and worm farming in apartments - free talk 6:30pm on Wednesday 24 August 2016 at St Kilda Town Hall. Free composting and worm farming in apartments workshop. Learn how you can turn your food waste into nutrient rich soil that is like gold for the garden, with a focus on apartment living. Find out about the different composting and worm farming options that work in apartments and how much they cost, how much space and time you’ll need to make it work. Speakers include Richard Thomas from WormLovers on worm farms, Dane Morrissey on composting, Penelope Lynch on Bokashi bins. here will be hands on demonstrations for all of these options, so you’ll get to see, touch and smell what they are really like. This will be followed by a Q&A with Richard, Dane and Brett Hedger from City of Port Phillip. Bring a bottle and take home free samples of compost and worm juice, and go into the draw to win your own Bokashi bin or worm farm. What's on, My Community, My House, What your council is doing Walk to school in October October is Walk to School month! Kids, My Community, What your council is doing Renewable energy project powers along with tender release Port Phillip Council’s street lights and three town halls could be powered by “green” energy following a tender released today to develop a large scale renewable energy plant in regional Australia. News, What's on, What your council is doing Local child care centres fostering a new generation of sustainable citizens Child care centres and kindergartens across the City of Port Phillip are fostering a new generation of future leaders by incorporating sustainability initiatives into their buildings and everyday education programs, thanks to the Seedlings project. Kids, News, What your council is doing TAKE2: Victoria's climate challenge pledge The Victorian Government is calling for all Victorians to support their universal pledge and sign up to be part of Victoria’s action on climate change. News, My Community, What your council is doing Why buy a car when you can share one with your neighbours? There are now over 100 cars to share in the City of Port Phillip My Community, What your council is doing We Care for Cyclists Stickers Show you care - While stocks last, readers can get up to three free ‘My mum/sister/brother/dad is a cyclist’ stickers. News, My Community, What your council is doing Converting waste into fertiliser at South Melbourne Market South Melbourne Market is excited to announce the imminent arrival of a GaiaRecycle Unit which will convert all offal, food and preparation waste, expired food products, ground coffee and plate scraps into fertiliser. News, What your council is doing, At Work Have your say on Council's draft plan and budget 2016/17 Until May 26, give your feedback on Council's draft plan and budget What's on, What your council is doing