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Festive Season Eco Tips

The summer festive season is time for celebration with family and friends. It’s also important to remember to our sustainable living goals and be mindful of reducing our waste. The Mindarie Regional Council has prepared these tips to help you enjoy the festive season while sticking to your sustainable living goals.

Council wins Ride2Work Category

City of Darwin wins the state/ territory category in the Ride2Work 2012 National Workplace Challenge!

Bike Pod Parking

Darwin’s first ‘Bike Pod’ has been installed at the China Town Car Park, Smith Street, Darwin.

Ride to Work Day

This national event saw over 100,000 riders across the country take part in Ride2Work Day on Wednesday 17 October 2012.

Carpool with COOLmob

COOLmob has launched a new carpooling website for Darwin to try and alleviate traffic congestion, reduce pollution and carbon emissions.

Recycling Matters

As part of the City of Darwin’s Waste and Recycling education, a new TV ad has gone to air on Channel 7 and Channel 9 as well as the digital channels.

Trial of new watering system

City of Darwin is currently trialling a new tree temporary watering system called Treegator.

Sustainable Spring

This spring the City of Perth will celebrate the community’s achievements in moving towards a sustainable future with an array of events and activities forming the Sustainable Spring campaign.

Reversing Reptile Decline

Research indicates that there have been significant declines in reptile populations across the Top End due to the impact of cane toads. The project will minimise the risk cane toads pose to biodiversity by the removal of toads (Toad busts) and blocking their reintroduction.

City of Darwin’s Swap@TheTop

Friday 13th July was definitely not unlucky this year at Raintree Park with Council’s Swap@TheTop providing colour and excitement as well as the promise of finding unknown treasures.

The Climate Change Challenge

The City of Darwin congratulates Darwin High School who were the winners of “The Climate Change Challenge”

Million Tree Initiative

The vision of the Million Trees Initiative is to: "Plant one million plants into the ground, within the City of Stirling boundary, by the year 2020". 

Peak Oil Strategy

The City of Stirling is committed to managing our environment and ensuring a healthy future for our community. One of the threats posed to our community is the issues associated with the pending decline of oil supplies across the globe. Escalating oil prices, insecure supplies, and concerns related to climate change create a serious policy challenge for all local governments.

Rise in Global Meat Production Mean

Global meat production and consumption have increased rapidly in recent decades, with harmful effects on the environment and public health as well as on the economy.

Organic Agriculture can feed the Wo

The Rodale Institute has released a 30-year report on its Food Systems Trial (FST), the longest running side-by-side scientific comparison of conventional and organic farming techniques in the world.

UN promotes universal access to Sus

UN Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro announced the launch of a High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All.