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Wyong Shire Sustainable Living Guide

Developed in conjunction with The Natural Strategies Group, this Guide is designed to help Wyong Shire residents take action to live more sustainably at home and in the community. The Guide is packed with ideas, tips and inspiration about how small, easy changes can have positive impacts on the environment and your health and wellbeing - and save you money too!

So go on, challenge yourself to take up a new sustainable action today! Find out just how easy it is to work towards creating a sustainable future for ourselves, our children and our children's children.

Embrace energy efficiency

Embrace energy efficiency

Energy conservation can save resources and money through the adoption of efficient technology and behaviours. more »

Insulate, shade and weatherproof your house

Insulate, shade and weatherproof your house

Insulating, shading and weatherproofing your house can save you up to 45 per cent on your current energy bills while increasing the comfort and value of your home. Minimising ... more »

Cultivate waste reduction habits

Cultivate waste reduction habits

The average Australian household wastes more than $1,000 every year purchasing items they never use. So use what you buy, buy less and save. more »

Eat less meat

Eat less meat

Replace at least one meat meal per week with a vegetarian option. Land used for beans and vegetables produces 10 times as much protein as land used for raising beef. more »

Grow an indigenous garden

Grow an indigenous garden

Growing indigenous and endemic plants in your backyard helps extend remnant patches of native fauna, attracts native wildlife to your garden and conserves biodiversity. So get ... more »

Install solar hot water

Install solar hot water

Sunlight converts cold water into hot water. No gases are emitted and no one gets hurt. Life is rarely this simple! more »