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Environment

Discover how we are protecting the Gold Coast's natural environment - our spectacular beaches, hinterland ranges, bushland and waterways - and how you can help.

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Sustainable living

Living sustainably means conserving our precious resources as a city and in our homes and businesses. Find out what we are doing and what you can do to save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save water and reduce waste.

Simple actions like turning off the tap when you brush your teeth, choosing products with minimal packaging, buying energy efficient light globes and cycling or taking public transport to work can all make a difference to ensure a sustainable future for ourselves, our city and the planet.


Benefits of sustainable living

Why make the effort? What’s in it for you personally, and what’s in it for us all?


Saving energy

Find out about energy conservation and what you can do to save power and money.


Benefits of trees

Learn about how trees play an important part in our environment.


Waste wise

Minimise the waste you send to landfill by reducing, reusing and recycling what you use.


Sustainable water

Our water is a precious resource. Discover what you can do to reduce your water use.


Sustainable transport

Learn more about modes of transport that don't harm our environment.


Sustainable building and renovation

Find out about sustainable building and renovating, and designing your home to be as sustainable as it can be.

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