Walk to school in October
October is Walk to School month!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Toward Zero Community Forum will help tackle our biggest environmental challenges
The Toward Zero Community Forum will address our biggest environmental challenges such as reducing greenhouse gas, water use and waste.
Solar take-up in Elwood is drastically lower than national average
Elwood resident, Lis Fenwick sets the example for her neighbours by installing solar
Council worms part of national compost study
City of Port Phillip worm farms at St Kilda Town Hall have become a research site as part of an Australian study into composting.
Guided walks - 2016 Program now available!
Our popular program of free walking tours that explores the heritage, art and historical treasures of the seven neighbourhood precincts of Port Phillip.
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.
Port Phillip Council welcomes climate change agreement
Port Phillip Council has welcomed the Paris climate change summit agreement to globally curb warming greenhouse gases.
‘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.
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.