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, Electrify Darebin and energy efficiency - and how to get involved.

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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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We can minimise our waste by avoiding, reducing and reusing.

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Darebin's Climate Emergency Declaration and Plan outlines urgent actions to combat climate change in the community.
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Get monthly updates on sustainability and local events, and browse previous editions.