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How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

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There are lots of ways you can help communities who have been left devastated by the recent fires in New South Wales and Victoria.

Published 21 January 2020

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Environment

Reverse Garbage and The Bower, based in Marrickville, save things which would’ve otherwise gone to landfill and make them available for re-use by the community.

Published 4 January 2020

Sustainable gift guide – clutter free gift ideas that are kinder to the environment

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‘Tis the season to be writing your Christmas list, checking it twice and figuring out who’s been naughty or nice. Before you hit the shops this year, take a minute to think about the impact your gifting has on the planet.

Published 27 November 2019

Sustainable gift guide – clutter free gift ideas that are kinder to the environment

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Environment

To help you dispose of batteries responsibly, we’re trialling a new battery recycling bin at Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Published 27 November 2019

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Free e-waste collection service

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Got an old TV, computer, mobile phone or IT accessory you need to dispose of?

You can now book a free pick up from your home using our new E-Waste Collection Service. Your unwanted item will be sent for recycling so the valuable components can be recovered, rather than going to landfill.

Published 20 November 2019

Free e-waste collection service

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

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Mayor of Woollahra Councillor Susan Wynne was delighted to recognise local gardens and passionate ‘green thumbs’ that connect members of the community who share a love of gardening.

Published 12 November 2019

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

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Our local area is beautiful at this time of year as jacarandas paint the streets purple. An iconic part of our landscape, these beauties bloom for only a few weeks each year – so get your cameras out before they are gone again!

Published 4 November 2019

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

Give your unwanted goods a second lease on life

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It seems like everyone is Marie Kondo-ing these days; but what should you do with your items once they cease to spark joy? To celebrate National Recycling Week (11-17 November) we share some ways you can give your unwanted goods a second lease on life.

Published 30 October 2019

Give your unwanted goods a second lease on life

Truck Art winners highlight the importance of sustainability

Environment

What would a world without plastic look like? What impacts can plastic waste have on our environment, and how can we help others to change their habits?

These are the questions more than 200 primary students from schools across the Woollahra area answered through imaginative artworks submitted to Woollahra Council’s Truck Art Competition.

Published 30 September 2019

Truck Art winners highlight the importance of sustainability
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