Sustainable living, events and news in the City of Port Phillip

Renewable energy project powers along with tender release Port Phillip Council’s street lights and three town halls could be powered by “green” energy following a tender released today to develop a large scale renewable energy plant in regional Australia. News, What's on, What your council is doing Event Linden New Art exhibition: Leith Maguire 6 May to 17 July 2016 Leith Maguire's drawings of landscapes, plants and animals are informed by the cyclical narrative of death, decay and preservation. What's on, My Community Event High Life Expo - Better apartment living in Melbourne 5:30pm-9pm on Wednesday 22 June. As an apartment owner, you have the power to make your building a fantastic place to live and the High Life Expo will help you to do just that. Green Businesses, What's on, My House
Why buy a car when you can share one with your neighbours? There are now over 100 cars to share in the City of Port Phillip My Community, What your council is doing Event Join a social bike ride with local group, BUG 9:30am on Sunday 8 May and 9:30am on Sunday 5 June What's on, My Community Event SCAN-Sustainability Community Action Network 6:30pm on Wednesday 25 May 2016: Growing and cooking with Australian bush foods. Free bush foods workshop Learn about native edible plants and how to grow them and use them in your cooking. You'll also take home a free local native edible plant of your own. Speakers include Wemba Wergaia cultural guide Dean Stewart, and Karen Sutherland of Edible Eden Design. Plants grown by St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Cooperative. What's on, My Community, My House, What your council is doing What's on special at Elster Creek? Keep up with wildlife comings and goings in Elster Creek and Elwood Canal thanks to Friends of Elster Creek Kids, What's on, My Community Never fear, Wasteman is here St Kilda resident Adam Nissen created Wasteman to get us thinking more about the problem of rubbish My Community Have your say on Council's draft plan and budget 2016/17 Until May 26, give your feedback on Council's draft plan and budget What's on, What your council is doing Baykeeper Youth Crew The Baykeeper RE-Generation Project trains youth in creating a resilient Port Phillip Bay. What's on, My Community Event Melbourne Knowledge Week Our pick of sustainability events at Melbourne Knowledge Week this May What's on, My Community Port Melbourne cafes rescue cyclists in caffeine need Cyclists can now borrow a free bike lock from their local cafe with Lock 2 Latte What's on, My Community Can sport be sustainable? National Swimming Championships in Albert Park go green What's on, My Community Organic food co-op comes to Elwood Emily Ballantyne-Brodie sells affordable organic food boxes sourced from local farms My Community Chickens, bees and wine are doable on an urban block A South Melbourne resident turns her backyard into a permaculture oasis News, My Community