• Green Innovation Competition

    Enter your best GRIN by Sunday 20 May 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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  • 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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  • Eastern Suburbs Sustainable Schools Network

    Indigenous garden wrap

    A big thank you to Peter Dawe and Brenden Moore from Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands for teaching us about indigenous gardens. What to plant, how it grows, plant uses,  as well as a great insight into ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Catching the sun

    Waverley Council is making solar ‘second nature’ on 12 buildings. This includes five recent installations at Margaret Whitlam Centre, Tamarama Kiosk, Mill Hill Early Education Centre, Marks Park Amenities and the Waverley Library.  These systems will produce clean green electricity equivalent to powering 42 NSW homes and cut ...

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