10 things to do in your neighbourhood!

  1. Join or start a Sharehood or a Sustainability Street.
  2. Be a compost mate. Get together with some neighbours and start a roster for collecting food scraps from a local cafe to turn into yummy compost! City of Yarra has piloted this and has some guidance materials. Email us for more details.
  3. Organise a street party! Guidelines and Application forms from the council.
  4. Book a free home sustainability assessment. Hotline: 1800 895 076
  5. Plant your nature strip with food. Guidelines and Application forms from the council.
  6. Organise a bike move.
  7. Watch out for upcoming permablitzes (you can register for a newsletter).
  8. Find out about volunteering opportunities through the Darebin Information, Volunteer Resource and Support Service (DIVRS) in Preston.
  9. Start a food coop and/or connect with Ceres’ brand new foodconnect (Beavers Rd, Northcote)
  10. Make someone’s day by posting stuff on Freecycle or ReuseMoose.

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