• Permaculture Interpretive Garden takes out award

    Story by Russ Grayson, October 2017

    They knew they were in for tough competition from big projects like Adelaide Botanic Gardens Wetland and Wynyard Walk, but when they were awarded the ’highly commended’ at the 2017 Sustainability Awards, that came as something of a surprise.

    “We really didn ...

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  • Revolutionary backyard composting initiative nominated for prestigious awards

    A popular household composting program taking Australia by storm has been announced as a finalist in two prestigious sustainability awards - the Banksia Sustainability Awards and the NSW Green Globe Awards.

    Created in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs by Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra Councils in 2010, Compost Revolution is an ...

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  • Get involved — local groups in the Eastern Suburbs

    There are a number of local sustainability groups that regularly meet in the evenings at Barrett House, so if you have an interest in Permaculture, climate action or organic natural foods and produce, contact the following groups who are both open to new members and visitors.

    There is ...

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  • Eastern Suburbs School Excursion Program

    NEWS... New lessons to be piloted..

    How would you like to try on of our three new, practical lessons to supplement your classroom teaching of your Stage 2 or 3 students? The lessons are directly linked to the NSW science curriculum.

    The details are below. To book your ...

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  • Barrett House

    Our little house of sustainability is home to Eartha and Artha..  who are taking steps to live more sustainably. Pop in and follow their adventures through the house and discover how to save energy and water, reduce waste, use sustainable building materials to keep your home cool in ...

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  • Compost Revolution

    Woollahra, Waverley & Randwick councils encourage households, community groups and businesses to compost and keep food waste out of landfill.


    Households – Get 80% off a Compost Bin or Wormfarm with FREE Delivery

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  • Solar My School

    Lots of schools want solar power but don’t know where to start.  

    Solar my School is a free Council program to help local schools navigate a path to solar success, from start to finish.  

    Run as an Eastern Suburbs initiative, Solar My School provides independent support and ...

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  • Eastern Suburbs Sustainable Schools Network

    Wild play, creating maps and sharing stories

    We had a wonderful end of year meet up at Centennial Park last week. 

    We explored the new Ian Potter Wild Play Garden... including the slide, water play and tunnels! And discovered ...

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  • Green Innovation Competition

    Enter your best GRIN by Sunday 16 July for your chance to become our GRINnovator!

    Randwick Council's Best GRIN, or 'Give us your best green innovation' competition aims to help protect Randwick's environment by encouraging us all to think creatively about sustainability.

    Do you have a ...

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  • Habitat Stepping Stones

    Keen on creating a nature santuary in your backyard but not sure how? It's easy now with our new program Habitat Stepping Stones

    How does it work?
    This online portal allows you to discover the range of local native plants, plus water and shelter elements to add ...

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