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Winter school holiday activities 2022

Winter school holiday activities 2022

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Winter school holidays are full of fun, with a wide range of activities suitable for kids of all ages. There are magic shows, wizard craft, stories, movies and more.  And best of all, they're really affordable and some are even free!

Published 15 June 2022

NAIDOC Week 3-10 July 2022

NAIDOC Week 3-10 July 2022

Arts & Culture

We’re celebrating NAIDOC Week 3 - 10 July with a range of events for all ages.

Published 8 June 2022

We've committed to 100% renewable energy

Environment

From 1 July this year, three solar farms will supply 100% renewable energy to all 74 of our facilities and parks, as well as our streetlights, reducing our total emissions by nearly 50%.

Published 20 June 2022

We've committed to 100% renewable energy

Explore the Trumper Park trail in Paddington

Environment

Trumper Park is one of our favourite local hidden secrets to escape the hustle and bustle. We have put together a 1.6km circuit to discover sunset views, magnificent Moreton Bay figs, our famous local cricketer and the tranquil pond.

Published 23 May 2022

Explore the Trumper Park trail in Paddington

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 28 April 2022

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Are you solar ready?

Environment

Discover if your roof is right for solar panels with a free, not-for-profit online tool that helps you check the solar potential of your roof.

Published 2 March 2022

Are you solar ready?

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Environment

There are some very simple actions you can take to reduce your household waste and energy emissions.

Published 28 February 2022

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Q + A with local Bushcare volunteer Jo Bridge

Environment

We sat down with local Bushcare volunteer, botanical artist and mother Josephine Bridge to find out more about her love of nature.

Published 2 February 2022

Q + A with local Bushcare volunteer Jo Bridge

Top 6 Recycling Myths Busted Top 6 Recycling Myths Busted

Environment

Ever wondered if aerosol cans can be recycled? What about pizza boxes? To celebrate National Recycling Week 8-14 November, we addressed some of the most common questions about recycling.

Published 4 November 2021

Top 6 Recycling Myths Busted

5 surprising things that can go in your green bin

Environment

You might be surprised by some of the food items you can put in your green bin; like seafood, meat bones and dairy. Most people wouldn’t include these in their home compost or worm farms, which is why our Kitchen to Compost service is such a great value add, even if you are already composting at home.

Published 1 September 2021

5 surprising things that can go in your green bin

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Environment

To celebrate National Tree Day, we asked some of our tree staff about their favourite plants in the local area. Their selections range from trees that are hundreds of years old to recently planted saplings, and they span the whole local area. Why not go and visit one while you’re out for a lockdown walk?

Published 29 July 2021

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

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National Tree Day is coming up on August 1, so we asked our legendary bushcare coordinator, Rudi Adlmayer, for his top five tips for planting and looking after a healthy tree. Rudi would know: he’s planted thousands.

Published 28 July 2021

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day
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