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How to look fashionable without harming the planet

How to look fashionable without harming the planet

All news

Local eco-friendly fashion business owners share their tips on how we can still look stylish and on trend while being mindful of our impact on the environment.

Published 30 September 2020

$120,000 in grants to support local initiatives

$120,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Community

Read about the local projects we're supporting this year through our Community and Cultural, Environmental and Placemaking Grants.

Published 16 September 2020

We’re looking for Woollahra’s best gardens. Enter your garden today for the chance to win!

Environment

There are some fantastic gardens in our local area and now is the time of year to show them off by entering yours in the 2020 Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 3 August 2020

We’re looking for Woollahra’s best gardens. Enter your garden today for the chance to win!

Discover the magnificent trees of Double Bay through this DIY walking tour

Environment

To celebrate National Tree Day (2 August), we've created a DIY walking tour through Double Bay to help you discover some of the area's magnificent trees.

Published 30 July 2020

Discover the magnificent trees of Double Bay through this DIY walking tour

Keeping our harbour clean and beautiful

Environment

We recently partnered with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) to install six marine-cleaning SeaBin devices around the Club premises in Rushcutters Bay – just in time for World Oceans Day (8 June).

Published 1 June 2020

Keeping our harbour clean and beautiful

Lily shares why we should Grow It Local

Environment

The Grow It Local program is supporting and inspiring people in our community to grown their own food at home. It’s easier than you might think. Lily shares some of her knowledge with us.

Published 4 May 2020

Lily shares why we should Grow It Local

Together we removed 40 kg of litter from Rose Bay Beach on Clean Up Australia Day

Environment

Thank you to the more than 100 people who joined us at Rose Bay on Sunday for a beach clean up event.

Published 2 March 2020

Together we removed 40 kg of litter from Rose Bay Beach on Clean Up Australia Day

How we are combating climate change

Environment

Read about the steps we are taking to reduce carbon emissions from our operations and the support we can provide to help you do the same.

Published 3 February 2020

How we are combating climate change

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

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

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Environment

Solar my School, a joint initiative of Woollahra, Waverley, and Randwick councils, has received the prestigious Public Sector Leadership Award at the 2019 Green Globe Awards.

Published 3 December 2019

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

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

Environment

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
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