Sustainable living

Clarence Environmental Learning Facility (ELF)

Clarence Environmental Learning Facility (ELF)

Find out about the facilities available at the new centre, also tours and educational activities available to schools.

Sustainability initiative

Sustainability initiative

The initiative seeks to identify key values of the Valley, our cultures and our lifestyles and establishes a framework that will help protect and manage these values.

Environmental education

Environmental education promotes sustainable living, primarily in the area of waste management


Facts and figures

Facts and figures on recycling, waste, transport and energy usage in Australia.


Living Sustainably Awards

Recognising outstanding achievements by an individual, community group, business and school that enhances environmental, economic and social sustainability


Northern Rivers Carpool

A free, online service for anyone who wants to save money, meet new people and reduce their carbon footprint while travelling to work or study.


Reduce your footprint and save money

Some handy tips on how to reduce your ecological footprint and save money.


Renewable energy

Council is investing in solar power generation technology to reduce energy consumption and off set greenhouse gas emissions.


Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the amount of single-use disposable plastic in our lives.


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