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.
Try our award winning My Climate tool
Find out the best ways to make your home more sustainable using this free online tool.
Toward Zero annual progress report 2014/15
See how your Council is performing on sustainability targets
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.