Whitehorse City Council

Sustainable Community

Council wants to engage, educate and empower the community to embrace sustainability. Council offers several programs that encourage the community to save energy and water and reduce waste by implementing environmentally-friendly actions at home, school and at work.

Sustainability Events
Free workshops with a sustainable theme.

Sustainability Street Program
Sustainability Street is a grass-roots community program assisting residents to live a more sustainable lifestyle by saving energy, water and waste.

Sustainable Ambassador Program 
An adult education program that teaches participants how to mentor others to save water, conserve energy and waste less.

Sustainable Business
Running a sustainable business can help combat climate change and provide benefits such as financial savings and having an edge over your competitors.

Sustainable Gardening
Composting and worm farms, growing organic produce, garden design and maintenance, home composting incentive program.

Sustainable Living
Green shopping, fairtrade and ethical shopping, green cleaning, green purchasing, Sustainable Living Guide.

Sustainable Schools
Initiatives to help schools embrace sustainability projects.

Transition Communities
Transition Communities share ideas about solving some of the climate change and carbon emission problems at a local level.