Living sustainably

Find out ways to reduce environmental impacts around your home.

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By taking action now, and making sustainability a fundamental consideration in everything we do, we are helping to maximise future economic growth, maintain our quality of life and protect our unique environment.

Being 'sustainable' means continually thinking and choosing ways of doing things with care for the environment that sustains us so generously. It can be fun, too.

Support and advice on how to reduce waste is also available from the Nelson Environment Centre.

Read more about waste education services(external link)
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Household chemicals - storage, use and disposal
Purchase locally - economic and environmental benefits
Gardening