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Environment & Sustainability

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.

~ Aldo Leopold.

If you're interested in sustainability, environment, green issues or just bettering the world that you live in - then this page is for you!


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Reducing our impact on the environment and acknowledging our leadership role in building community awareness and responsibility for the way in which we use resources is Vincent’s mission!  

The City is committed to acting in a sustainable way and promoting sustainability within Vincent's diverse community. We've got a whole team of people ready to work with you to ensure the livability of the City for future generations whilst continuing to meet and exceed our current needs.

In this section of the website, you will find the current City run programs and events, green initiatives, TravelSmart information, Vincent's Greening Plan and details relating to the City’s Sustainable Environment Strategy 2011-2016. Each of these sections will open out to give you a wealth of information about what’s going on in the City!

To help identify our green projects and initiatives, we have created a new Greening Vincent logo (as shown in the image at the top of this page, and also below). Look for this logo on signage, in print media and on the net, attached to all the great green initiatives in progress in your City.

Green Fact Sheets

The City of Vincent's 'Green Team' has put together a series of five new fact sheets to help you learn more about:

»      Composting
»      Worm farming
»      In-ground worm farming
»      Using bokashi
»      Recycling & Hazardous Household Waste (HHW)

Check them out at the 'Green Resources' link above.


Get Involved

The City runs events and happenings throughout the year to encourage sustainable living, design and environmental awareness and action. Please check the events calendar to see what's coming up. We look forward to working with you to make the City of Vincent a better place to live, work and play.

Sign-up to our Green e-News!

To stay in touch with Vincent’s events (like the below), happenings, news, initiatives, projects and all things “green” feel free to sign-up to our Green e-News by clicking here.

To see how the City of Vincent compares to other Perth metropolitan councils on sustainability, visit How Green is My Council.

If you would like further information about anything featured in this section, please contact our Sustainability Officer, Anita Marriott, on 9273 6013 or our Project Officer - Parks & Environment, Sarah Hill, on 9273 6027 or mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

 

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Administration and Civic Centre

244 Vincent Street (cnr Loftus Street)

Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

PO Box 82, Leederville, 6902

Telephone: (08) 9273 6000

Fax: (08) 9273 6099

Email: mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

After Hours: (08) 9273 6061 - emergencies only