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Sustainable living

  • Reduce your footprint

    There are a number of ways to reduce your carbon footprint and your impact on the environment while at home, in the work place or during leisure time.

  • Fridge buyback

    Fridge Buyback is a residential energy savings program that offers residents an incentive to give up their old second fridge to both reduce their power bills and help save the environment.

  • Save Power Kits

    Residents now have free access to Energy Reduction Kits, including Power Usage Meters.

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    Grey water re-use

    Greywater is recycled water from inside the house that can be used in the garden instead of flowing through to the town sewerage system.

  • Composting toilets

    Composting toilets are becoming increasingly popular for home use.