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Here you will find great links and resources to help you take action yourself. However confident you are in tackling the practical solutions, it's a lot easier when you are shown how.
UNDERSTAND, REDUCE, SWITCH and OFFSET...These are four steps you can take to create a low-carbon home! Other than reducing your carbon footprint permanently, you will be contributing directly to reducing and preventing further global warming and resulting climate change.
UNDERSTAND, REDUCE, RE-USE, HARVEST and CLEAN...the five steps to a water-wise home! Not only will you save on water use, you will be contributing to Melbourne's future water security and healthier catchments, while also helping clean our bays and waterways.
UNDERSTAND, REDUCE, REPLACE and OFFSET...These are the four steps you can take to travel smart!
As well as reducing your carbon footprint permanently, you will be contributing directly to the prevention of further global warming and climate change.
UNDERSTAND, REDUCE, RE-USE, RECYCLE and RESPONSIBLY DISPOSE...These are five steps you can take to create a waste-wise home.
Other than minimising waste, you will also be closing the loop and contributing to a reduction in landfill gas.
This section provides helpful tips and pointers for every stage of the renovation process.
There are four easy steps to make your home pollution free: UNDERSTAND, PREVENT, REPLACE and RENEW....
UNDERSTAND, PREVENT, BUY SUSTAINABLE, ECO-SPECIFY and INVEST SUSTAINABLY...These are the five steps you can take to reduce your eco-footprint. Other than taking significant action to prevent and reduce the effects of human-induced climate change, it is the best way to get to "one-planet living"!
PREVENT, PLANT, PRESERVE and RENEW....These are four simple steps anyone can take to develop green and healthy gardens, and habitats for visiting fauna such as migratory birds or marsupials.
Click here for instructional videos to help you with some simple steps to making your home more water efficient. Find Video Tutorials on :
South East Water's new Dual Flush Toilet Replacement Service
gives you the following benefits:
Call 1300 2 Flush (1300 2 35874) or click here for more information.
Small Business Rebates are available as part of the Living Water Rebate Program for small businesses connected to an urban reticulated supply that have 50 full time equivalent or less employees to improve the water efficiency of their business.
Wondering how big a water tank you need or how much water you should give your garden this month based on the plants you have, how you water and the characteristics of your garden? SmartGardenWatering is a fun and informative way to find out about your gardens' watering needs, rain tank performance, and make selections of plants.Victorian Green Renter's Guide to help renters make a huge impact on your ecological footprint on a shoe string budget (and save on your bills along the way). This booklet will take you on a tour of your home, room by room, to find out what you're doing well, and suggest some cheap and easy ways of doing some things better.