A festival of fun, friendship and eco-inspiration. The ECOfiesta celebrates and showcases our unique natural environment, tropical lifestyle and green economy. More

Sustainability at Council
ECOlogic Council

From policy to practice, Council is working towards environmental, economic, social and cultural sustainability. More

Sustainability education
ECOlogic Schools

Supporting sustainability from kindergarten to Year 12 and beyond. More

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ECOlogic Home

ECOlogic Home is a portal of resources for sustainable living in the tropics. More

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ECOlogic Business

Resources, programs and support for a sustainable and prosperous business. More

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ECOlogic Community

Find out about local sustainability groups, on-ground programs, grants, how to run a sustainable event and the annual ECOfiesta. More

ECOlogic is Council's flagship sustainability program. It has two key objectives:

1. To support triple bottom line (economic, environmental and community) decision making in Council operations

2. To support a prosperous community that values and protects the environment.

Connect with sustainability solutions today with the ECOlogic resources below or contact the Council's sustainability team at

Last updated: 14 February 2018

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Reef Guardian Stewardship Grant applications will open from 1 March to 1 May 2018. Reef Guardian Councils, schools and other entities with an ABN are encouraged to apply for grants from $500 to $4,000 for projects which will improve the health of the Reef. Applicants can be made at:
❤️ Your Bike? Cairns Regional Council is updating its Cycling and Walking Strategy for the next 20 years and is seeking your input! Have your say at:
Your business can increase its profit margin with improved energy management. Learn how with BDO Nth Qld, ecoBiz and Cairns Regional Council. Register at:
The EcoArts Grant is now open! Up to $1,500 is available for arts & cultural projects that celebrate our natural environment or highlight a sustainability challenge. Applications close March 9th: Apply at: Made possible by Arts Queensland​ Regional Arts Development Fund and Cairns Regional Council
Christmas, a time of sharing and generosity. There are many ways to ensure it is an ecoevent itself! Here's today's tip for reducing waste when wrapping your gifts: the Japanese art of furoshiki!
Centacare FNQ has launched its second School Savvy program assisting families in our community who need access to low cost school uniforms and supplies. They'll be running this pop up in January in the Cairns CBD but you can donate new or used quality goods now at Centacare or any Vinnies store. 📞 (07) 4044 0130 📧 🌐 #schoolsavvy #centacarefnq #getinvolved #makeadifference