Monthly Archives: April 2015

ACT Sustainability Awards opening soon

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday 29 April 2015     The Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Cities Awards are soon to open on Monday 4 May 2015. These annual awards recognise the efforts made by residents, community based organisations, businesses and local … Continue reading

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A Sustainable Cities judge looks for…

What a judge looks out for in an evolving/developing initiative: Community networks  Community group involvement is important to: develop and implement innovative projects related to environmental quality, litter control, local government beautification, heritage restoration, and broaden the environmental impact of … Continue reading

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A Sustainable City Plan

An effectively planned community-driven Sustainable City initiative includes: A developed vision of what a community wants for a sustainable future and how it relates to the local area, ideally linked to the Local Government’s environment plan, if available. A useful … Continue reading

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Benefit to communities

Benefits to communities in becoming involved in the program include a social, environmental and economic focus – all about sustainability. Increased community pride and raised self esteem Increased interaction between broad range of community groups Encourages an inter-generational approach between … Continue reading

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What makes a winning Sustainable City?

Initiatives that encourage and/or extend beautification, education, environmental, cultural programs that benefit the environment while improving community access and connectedness to local area. Sustainable Cities offers the framework to encourage or extend various improvements in the beautification, education, environmental and … Continue reading

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BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING GRANT RECIPIENTS 2014

ACT – 1 recipient St Francis Xavier College NSW – 14 recipients Albury City Council Ashfield Public School Coffs Harbour City Council Grays Point Public School Great Lakes Council Greater Taree City Council Maitland City Council Mid Western Regional Council … Continue reading

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