Council's Sustainability Program has two key objectives:
- To embed triple bottom line decision making into Council operations.
- To support a prosperous community that values and protects the environment.
Initiatives delivered under the Sustainability Program include:
A festival of fun, friendship and eco-inspiration. The ECOfiesta celebrates and showcases our unique natural environment, tropical lifestyle and green economy. More
Sustainability resources for home and business. ECOlogic supports the concept of doing well by doing good. More
From policy to practice, Council is working towards environmental, economic, social and cultural sustainability. More
State of Environment Reports
Facts and figures on Council's sustainability performance, covering waste, recycling, water, wastewater, energy and emissions, conserving biodiversity, governance and community. More
Tropical Building Design
Designing for the tropics is essential in our climate. Use our resources to help design a home or building that responds to our environment, climate, local character and community needs. More
Council funding to support sustainability initiatives by local not-for-profit organisations and schools. More
Clean up days
Help Clean Up Cairns and protect the Great Barrier Reef and local waterways from land based litter pollution. More
Last updated: 17 March 2016