Sunshine Coast Council’s most recent quarterly review shows the organisation is forging ahead and achieving results in its quest to be Australia’s most sustainable region. Finance Portfolio Councillor Chris Thompson said the April-June 2014 quarterly report, adopted at this month’s Ordinary Meeting, highlighted significant council milestones which built on the organisation’s momentum. “There has been […]
Council is developing seven industry and investment plans for the region’s high value industries, and now is your chance to comment on a draft plan for the cleantech sector. Portfolio councillor for new and emerging industries, Steve Robinson, said the plan would provide a long term vision for the cleantech industry on the Sunshine Coast. […]
The biosphere concept of people interacting in harmony with nature was on dress circle display at the Noosa Festival of Surfing this week, with ‘green’ timber surfboards the focus of a special master class. Noosa Biosphere Limited (NBL) welcomed the opportunity to sponsor the sustainable surfing exhibition and demonstration, featuring the Alaia boards crafted by […]
Sunshine Coast Council has been recognised for its dedication to sustainability, winning the inaugural Local Government category at last night’s Banksia Sustainability Awards in Melbourne. From a national field of four finalists, council won the Local Government category, which recognises leadership by fully integrating sustainability principles and practices into operational activities, and reducing the organisation’s […]
The Sunshine Coast’s 2013 Real Food Festival will play host to a range of presenters that will provide valuable skills to help people live and eat sustainably. The two-day Festival, held from 7th to 8th September, is a celebration of the Sunshine Coast real food community, bringing together the best local produce and food services […]
You may have noticed a changed landscape while driving past the Old Nut Factory at The Big Pineapple. This iconic location was in disrepair until recently, but is now coming to life with the establishment of the Centre for Growing Sustainability (CGS). The CGS has involved the Sunshine Coast community by providing community growing space, […]
The Sunshine Coast’s most sustainable and innovative individuals, businesses and community groups were last night honoured at the 2012 Living Smart Glossies Awards.
Sunshine Coast Council has been awarded the Corporate Sustainability Award at the Premier’s Sustainability Awards held in Brisbane tonight.
Sunshine Coast based company ‘WDU Sustainability’ is launching a new era in food waste recycling at World Environment Day celebrations on Sunday 3rd June.