The Zero Net Emissions by 2020 Strategy sets the City of Melbourne the target of achieving carbon neutrality by 2020.
The strategy identifies a number of areas for improved energy efficiency and reduced energy consumption including transport, distributed energy, and commercia Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Australian Conservation Foundation
The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) is committed to inspiring people to achieve a healthy environment for all Australians.
For 40 years we have been a strong voice for the environment, promoting solutions through research, consultation, education and partnerships. We Read more..
View Profile | Carlton Byteback
Byteback is a free service, available to residents and small business owners in Victoria who want to dispose of unwanted, old and unused computers in a safe and environmentally safe way.
Byteback, an initiative of EcoRecycle Victoria, the City of Boroondara, Hewlett Packard (H Read more..
View Profile | Camberwell Channel Deepening Project
The Channel Deepening Project is managed by Port of Melbourne Corporation.
www.channelproject.com (August 2005) aims to provide current, useful information about the Port Phillip Channel Deepening Project for the community, industry and users of Port Phillip Bay.
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View Profile | Melbourne Conserve Water
The Conserve Water web site presented by Melbourne Water features hundreds of interesting facts about water and how to conserve water.
Dams & Reservoirs - Thomson, Upper Yarra, O'Shannassy, Maroondah, Sugarloaf, Yan Yean, Greenvale, Silvan, Cardinia.
Since 1939 restrictions Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Cool Melbourne
Cool Melbourne is your one-stop info-shop for all things environmental, inspirational, practical and sustainable. Full of facts, we are the eco-link between science and our community, businesses and schools.
Cool Melbourne explains global warming and environmental issues in pl Read more..
View Profile | Prahran Darebin Creek Management Committee
Nestled in the Darebin Parklands, the Darebin Creek Management Committee (DCMC) comprises five staff members and operates from the Darebin Creek Enviroment Centre, Alphington. Most of the time the Darebin Parklands it is a peaceful place with dog-walkers, bike-riders and local re Read more..
View Profile | Alphington eco-shout
eco-shout: the internet portal to Melbourne's green underbelly.
Eco-shout has been designed as a catalyst to action for those campaigning for environmental and Indigenous justice and a sustainable future.
Eco-shout aims to facilitate the conservation, protection and restor Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Environment Protection Authority | EPA
The Environment Protection Authority is a statutory body established under an Act of the Victorian Parliament in response to community concern about pollution.
Call EPA 24 hours a day | 1300 EPA VIC or 1300 372 842
Air quality is important to the h Read more..
View Profile | Southbank Environment Resource Centre
The Environment Resource Centre at East Melbourne Library and Community Centre is run by the City of Melbourne.
The Environment Resource Centre is a fantastic resource for people wanting to lighten their environmental footprint and make a difference with practical advice and Read more..
View Profile | East Melbourne Environment Victoria
Environment Victoria is the state's peak non-government environment organisation. We have been campaigning across Victoria for more than 30 years, ever since the successful 1969 drive to save the Little Desert from subdivision.
Over recent decades households, farmers and busi Read more..
View Profile | Carlton ENVY
Environmental Network of Victorian Youth!
We’re young. Passionate. Pragmatic. Dedicated to achieving incredible change for the world's environment and the species found within it.
We’re 30+ strong Victorian youth under the age of 26 from across 12 different schools. We’re Read more..
View Profile | Brunswick East Exceptional Tree Register | Melbourne
The City of Melbourne’s Exceptional Tree Register gives you the opportunity to recognise, celebrate and protect the exceptional trees that exist on private land in our city.
The City of Melbourne’s urban forest includes around 20,000 trees in the private realm. These trees hel Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Friends of the Earth Australia
Friends of the Earth (FoE) Australia is a federation of independent local groups working for a socially equitable and environmentally sustainable future.
Local and Global Environmental justice, positive solutions, anti nuclear, indigenous land and rights, climate justice, tr Read more..
View Profile | Fitzroy Gould League of Victoria
Gould League was established in 1909 and has become an iconic Australian Environmental Education organisation.
We empower teachers, students and the community to live more sustainably and protect the environment. Programs are offered at our Sustainability Education Centre in M Read more..
View Profile | Moorabbin Green Collect
When it comes to recycling office stationery, we often think of paper and printer cartridges but not of folders, binders, in-trays and magazine racks. But these items often end up in landfill as well.
When more than half of the City of Melbourne administrative staff recently r Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Greenfleet
Greenfleet is a registered environmental charity, encouraging people to avoid and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and then offset any remaining emissions by planting biodiverse native forests through Greenfleet’s tax deductible offset program.
We've been doing this for 15 y Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne HELP SAVE WATER
Melbourne water levels continue to stay at an all-time low. It is up to every Melbourne resident to do everything possible to save water.
If we run out of WATER..
- What will you drink?
- What will you wash in?
Use the following guides and links to help save water:
View Profile | Melbourne KS Environmental
KS Environmental provides collection and recycling services for the Greater Melbourne area. Includes free take back service for computers and Food Organics recycling program which converts food waste into compost.
- employs over 60 staff
- runs a fleet of Read more..
View Profile | Heatherton Melbourne Water Restrictions
From 1 December 2012, Melbourne will move to Permanent Water Use Rules (previously Stage 1 water restrictions).
These rules are in place at all times. Penalties apply to those who don't follow Permanent Water Saving Rules.
The five key Permanent Water Saving Rules are:
View Profile | Melbourne Merri Creek Management Committee
Merri Creek Management Committee Incorporated is an integrated environmental management agency formed in 1989 to achieve the shared vision for the Creek of the stakeholders in the Merri Creek Catchment. It is an incorporated association whose members are the Darebin, Hume, Morela Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne National Trusts of Australia Register of Significant Trees
The National Trusts of Australia are community-based, non-government organisations, committed to promoting and conserving Australia's indigenous, natural and historic heritage through its advocacy work and its custodianship of heritage places and objects.
The National Trusts Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Port Phillip EcoCentre
The EcoCentre is a not-for-profit, community-managed, environment group. The EcoCentre provides a base for a number of affiliate groups involved in a range of activities that promote biodiversity, environmental sustainability and community action.
The EcoCentre’s vision is to Read more..
View Profile | St Kilda Recycle What?
A question that pops up all the time in this household: what are we allowed to put in the recycle bin and and what isn't?
The first item that jumped out in an excellent article by Benjamin Preiss (TheAge) was not to put recycling in plastic bags, which being honest, we do all Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Recycling Old TV's & Monitors
Everyone wants to know what to do with their old TV's and computer monitors (screens).
So when we read Katie Cincotta's excellent article in TheAge (below) it gave us some very good choices and now we can all dispose of our unwanted mobile phones televisions computer monitors. Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Save the Whale
The world's great whales are in trouble.
There's a worldwide ban on commercial whaling but the whales still aren't safe. Greenpeace is campaigning for an end to commercial whaling. We are also campaigning to ensure Japan and Norway do not succeed in lifting the ban on whaling. Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Save Water
Australia's leading resource on water conservation.
Why do we need to save water? What's the current situation? And where to go to find solutions.
Local information from your water provider, including water storage and consumption data, local events and programs.
Imagine Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne SmartTrash
The Wireless SmartTrashTM System will reduce your waste & recycling costs and will significantly reduce your carbon footprint.
SmartTrash is being recognised by high rise buildings,shopping centres & manufacturing industry as a genuine cost saving that also improves the enviro Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Sustainability Street
Sustainability Street is a community program that helps residents create a healthier, safer and more environmentally sustainable place in which to live.
To be involved, you only need to be a resident, business or community group located in the City of Melbourne and have the de Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Sustainability Victoria
Sustainability is about making sure the social, economic and environmental needs of our community are met and kept healthy for future generations.
As an agency of the Victorian Government, Sustainability Victoria has a simple goal: to integrate sustainability into all aspects Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne TreeProject
TreeProject gets urban and rural communities working together to put trees back on the land.
Our network of trained volunteers grow indigenous seedlings for rural landholders and Landcare groups who need our help with revegetation.
25 years and over 2 million trees later Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Water Sanity
A recycled water pipe should be an option for Melbourne
As Victoria’s North-South pipeline is poised to be switched on this month to relax Melbourne’s water restrictions, with water to be taken from irrigated agriculture and environmental flows, the Victorian Farmers Federatio Read more..
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