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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.

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Christmas paper - It’s a Wrap!
Last Christmas, Australians used more than 150,000km of wrapping paper. Find out how to have a more sustainable Christmas.
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Merry Wasteless Christmas
Christmas is a great time to celebrate with family and friends but it’s also the season when we spend lots of money and time preparing a Christmas feast and are often left with lots of food waste.
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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.
What Goes Around Comes Around - National Recycling Week 2023
'What goes around comes around' is the focus of National Recycling Week this year. 
Batteries Don't Belong in Bins
Batteries of all sizes can be easily recycled.
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A New Life for Unwanted Clothing
Learn some tips to reduce textile waste.
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Keep Greater Dandenong Clean
Greater Dandenong City Council has launched a campaign to clean up the local streets.
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Single-Use Plastics Ban
Read about the single-use plastic ban in Victoria.