City container deposit trial heralds NSW scheme

City container deposit trial heralds NSW scheme

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 | Community, Green spaces, Sustainability

The City of Sydney has welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to introduce a state-wide container deposit scheme to encourage recycling and reduce plastic pollution resulting from beverage containers. The decision comes following the success of the City’s own program of … Continued

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Cleaning out household chemical clutter

Cleaning out household chemical clutter

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 | Community, Green spaces, Other, Sustainability

From old car batteries to paints, solvents and pesticides, Sydneysiders are encouraged to raid their garden sheds and cupboards for unwanted chemicals they can safely discard at the City of Sydney’s free chemical drop-off day in July. Leftover chemicals can … Continued

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Pitt Street Mall to go smoke free

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 | Community, Green spaces, Sustainability

The City of Sydney will create a permanent smoke-free zone in the pedestrian section of Pitt Street Mall, between Market and King streets, following calls from shoppers, workers and pedestrians. The initiative follows the City’s successful smoke-free trial in Martin … Continued

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