Climate and sustainability

Connect to nature, grow your own food, reduce your waste and take climate action.

Want to connect to nature, grow your own food, reduce your waste and take climate action on the climate emergency? Subscribe to our environment newsletter Sustainable Darebin and discover our Sustainable Darebin Map.

Sustainable Darebin is Darebin's refreshed and redesigned E-Newsletter and our new Facebook Group.


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All about our initiatives on climate and energy, such as the Solar Saver program, and how to get involved.
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To support local businesses on their economic recovery journey, we committed to the development of the Economic Recovery Unit.

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Advice on food composting, community gardens, native plants and wildlife – for experts and beginners alike.
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Go plastic-free, make local food choices, buy green, and find resources such as our newsletter on living sustainably.
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While the climate crisis may seem overwhelming, we can all take action and make a difference.
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What goes into your food and green waste bin, how to use your kitchen caddy, and reducing food waste at home.

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Get monthly updates on sustainability and local events, and browse previous editions.