Sustainability Education

Sustainability Education

Education of sustainable living doesn’t just stop at school.  There is always new and exciting things to learn and apply to your everyday living in the home, workplace and business. 

Simple Savers

Want to take action but not sure where to start? It’s as simple as knowing and understanding the savings.  Simple Savers is delivered in a workshop format to help you prioritise the sustainability actions that best suit your circumstance to reduce energy, water and waste within the home.  We can provide an introductory Simple Savers session to your community group with the option of a follow on workshop.  Contact the Sustainability Education Officer for more information.

Family Sustainability Sessions

Who said school was for kids only? If your school is holding a family event such as an open day or information session and is themed with sustainability, we can bring the Eco Living Trailer to run a Family Sustainability Session or presentation.  The Eco Living Trailer is a mobile, interactive display with everything to do with energy, water and waste in the home. There are plenty of sustainability tips and tricks for both young and old to take home.  Contact the Sustainability Education Officer for more information.

Hume Green Business Champions Network

The Hume Business Champions Network helps businesses to cut costs through energy and materials efficiency.  Through a series of site visits to local business champions, the network encourages businesses to learn from each other about practical steps to save money. Attendees can ask their own questions of experts in energy and materials efficiency, and get efficiency tips relevant to their business sector.The network is co-delivered by Sustainability Victoria, Regional Development Victoria, Goulburn Ovens TAFE, and ten local councils. The network brings businesses in the Hume region together to share ideas for resource efficiency, helping them to be more sustainable and competitive.

Climate Resilient Communities

Funded by the Victorian Government Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, the Climate Resilient Communities projects assisted agencies and organisations to work with individuals to build skills, knowledge and capacity to prepare for the impacts of climate change. The ‘Rent Savers’ project focussed on tools for renters to save energy and water in the home and the ‘Cooking Circles’ project encouraged the use of local and seasonal food as a part of the Community Food for All Network.

An overview video of the project is available on the Victorian Climate Change website

To connect with the Wangaratta Community Food For All Facebook page, click here

YouTube Clips

Hume Business Champions Network

Cogeneration project

Watts Working Better – promotional clip

Watts Working Better – overall extended project

Climate Resilient Communities project

Still to come - COMBAT Buildings Assessment Tool

PDFClimate Resilient case study (314 KB)

PDFRent Savers booklet (733 KB)

PDFRent Savers Tips (781 KB)


Last Updated: 24-02-2017

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