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Sustainable Kogarah

Kogarah City Council has been and always will be committed to reducing it’s ecological footprint whist ensuring its normal resources and environment are made a priority. How- ever achieving the city’s environmental vision and goals will not be possible without the efforts and support of our community. With your help, we can all live a brighter future and a better lifestyle.

To help you in your own sustainability journey, Kogarah City Council is pleased to bring you this contemporary resource about sustainable living. The Guide is packed with ideas, tips and inspiration about how small, easy changes can have positive impacts on our environment, our wellbeing, and even our wallets!

So challenge yourself to take up a new sustainable action, for yourself, your kids and their kids.

Avoid bottled water

Avoid bottled water

Avoid bottled water and feel good knowing that you’re saving money, reducing your personal health risks and reducing resource waste in your community. more »

Avoid products with excessive packaging

Avoid products with excessive packaging

Give priority to purchasing unpackaged products and save the earth's precious resources. more »

Buy fairtrade food and products

Buy fairtrade food and products

To stop the degradation of the global environment we have to deal with the failings of global trade, namely its tendency to increase poverty and its exploitation of the weak. ... more »

Buy local and seasonal food

Buy local and seasonal food

Locally produced food grown in sync with the seasons is fresher and requires less energy to produce and transport to you. more »

Tune your shopping radar to the environment

Tune your shopping radar to the environment

Become aware of the environmental implications of your consumption and purchase those goods that have the least impact on our future. more »