Family walking in Alphington ParkImagine a sustainable Yarra where homes are water and energy efficient, and powered by clean renewable energy, where every household and business is composting and recycling, where residents are saying no to using plastic bags and excess packaging, and everyone can grow or has access to locally grown food. 

Imagine a carbon neutral municipality, with healthy ecosystems, environmentally friendly buildings, infrastructure, transport and streetscapes.

In this section you can find out about Yarra's environment, its parks and reserves, street trees, water and gardens.

Discover what Council is doing and also what you, your family, workplace and neighbourhood can do to look after our environment and create a sustainable future.

Sign up to Yarra Environment News, a monthly electronic newsletter to help keep you up to date with environmental sustainability news in Yarra. You can also read past issues online.

Further information
Jane Waldock
Manager Strategic Transport and Environment
9205 5733

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