Yarra Bay Beach Clean Community Day

Please join us this Sunday 3rd November at Yarra Bay for a very special beach clean up and community day. We share the beautiful Botany Bay so this special day is Hosted by Protect Our 1 + SO SHIRE + Save the Bay Coalition (Save Yarra Bay Coalition)Communities that share…

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Eco-savvy business

Eco-savvy business is environmentally-sustainable business – business that operates in ways that, at best, benefit the environment and, at least, do minimal harm to it. Why do we need eco-savvy businesses? This planet is the only one we have! It’s not in anyone’s best interest to put in place business…

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Solar for Strata

http://sunnyshire.org.au/solar-for-strata/ We get many inquiries for solar from families or businesses who are in Strata’s. Here is our guide: We see 3 options for getting solar if you are in a strata: Get solar for yourself. Help all tenants/owners get their own solar together Get a shared solar system Option…

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Is your business eco-savvy?

Do you sell sustainable products, use sustainable packaging or recycle your waste? Do you make choices that are good for the environment as well as good for your customers? Why not enter nominate your business for the Sustainability Award of the Local Business Awards for 2019? Sutherland Shire Environment Centre…

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CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY TOWRA POINT

On the special 30th anniversary of Clean Up Australia Day, on the 3rd of March 2019, SO SHIRE volunteers cleaned up a special wetland site of Sutherland Shire. Co-founder of SO Shire Sarah-Jo Lobwein shares in a video the summary details of our Clean Up Australia Day efforts at Towra…

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Sunny Schools

Sunny Shire is preparing for a new campaign to get rooftop solar on all our Schools in the Sutherland Shire Opportunity Sutherland Shire has over 70 schools, with a mix of public and private, high and primary and special schools. We think all these schools should be solar powered to…

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Bundeena Energy Project

Sunny Shire is working with the Bundeena and Mainbar community to investigate the possibility of an energy project utilising solar and batteries to reduce costs and improve energy reliability. A Bundeena-Maianbar solar group has been established for 3 years. Additionally, Sunny Shire has many solar installations in Bundeena as part…

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Writing for the Environment Award 2019

In 1991, Bob Walshe OAM, author and environmental activist, ran a short “Writing for the Environment” course in Sutherland. From this group grew Sutherland Shire Environment Centre. Bob’s wisdom, approach and ongoing support built a foundation that allows the SSEC to thrive as a force in the Shire and its…

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