Environmental management is core business for Waverley Council.
Like our community, we are deeply passionate about our natural landscape and how we positively contribute to ensuring its integrity now and into the future. That's why we strive for best practice in environmental outcomes in all of our strategies and policies.
Our vision for Waverley
An environmentally sustainable community in which we:
- Manage our energy, waste and water resources efficiently
- Have lowered our greenhouse gas emissions
- Are prepared for the impacts of climate change
- Respect and enrich our biodiversity
Our environmental goals and roadmap
To help realise our vision, we have set ambitious targets for our organisation and the wider community for:
The Environmental Action Plan is our roadmap for current and future actions that will help us reach our goals. See our current projects. This plan is currently under revision and will be open for consultation in coming months.
We have been tracking progress on our environmental targets - with some sucesses to celebrate whilst much more work to do!
Working together for a sustainable community
Collaboration, conversation and open communication are key to our success - with residents, business, schools, tourists and the wider community. We appreciate your continued sharing of ideas, engagement and partnership as we travel this journey together.
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