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Our Bright Green Future News

The state of our natural environment impacts greatly on almost every aspect of our daily lives. The environment is not just trees and animals; it is the very air we breathe, the water we drink, our weather, the buildings we live in and much more.

Our vision is for the City of Greater Dandenong to be one of the most sustainable cities in Australia by 2030.

Read about how we are achieving this and creating a cleaner, greener Greater Dandenong by subscribing to the monthly Our Bright Green Future enewsletter.

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Tree Canopy Grows
Council is proud to report that sustained efforts to plant more trees has paid off, with an increase in canopy tree cover across our city.
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CERES Summit a Sustainable Success
Recently students from 12 Greater Dandenong primary schools gathered at Springvale City Hall to engage in a range of environmental activities at the Student Environment Leadership Program Summit.
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National Volunteer Week 2024 - Celebrating our Gardens for Wildlife Volunteers
This National Volunteer Week (20-26 May), Council is celebrating the ways in which volunteers support our community. Volunteers are essential to the delivery of our Gardens for Wildlife Greater Dandenong Program.
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Sustainability Tip - Aren’t you Glad there’s an alternative?
There are many eco-friendly alternatives to cling wrap that are both practical and sustainable.
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Earth Day 2024
Earth Day, celebrated annually on 22 April serves as a reminder of our responsibility to protect and preserve the planet we call home.
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Sustainability Tip - February 2024
The importance of eco-friendly cleaning products cannot be overstated in our efforts to preserve the planet for future generations.
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Keeping our Wildlife Cool this Summer
Our Gardens for Wildlife team have provided some tips to help you create a safe and inviting habitat in your backyard this summer.
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Our Bright Green Future at the 2023 Children's Forum
Council's Waste Education and Sustainability teams presented at this year's Children's Forum.
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Youth Fest Climate Change Stall
Read about the Young Leaders behind the Climate Change stall at Youth Fest, in an article written by participant in the program, Elena Mitrevska.
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What Goes Around Comes Around - National Recycling Week 2023
'What goes around comes around' is the focus of National Recycling Week this year.