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Individuals interested in playing an active role in designing the future of waste management in the ACT and region are invited to join the ACT Waste Feasibility Study Community Reference Group. The ACT Government is taking the lead in waste management as part of its commitment

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The ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment holds a statutory position to investigate complaints, conduct investigations and deliver state of the environment reports. The seminar will explore what it means to provide independent environmental oversight.The seminar will be presented by Kate Auty, and will be

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Saving energy in the home can be done through a mixture of behaviour change and increasing the efficiency of your house and household appliances. This workshop will cover: What is energy efficiency? Understanding your energy bills, star rating systems and how to reduce household energy use.Thursday

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Climate change isn’t coming. It’s here. Right here in the capital and our region. If we discuss new actions and solutions now we’ll make a big difference—together.Actsmart invites you to a special luncheon to hear from innovative industry leaders and like-minded individuals all dedicated to tackling

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The FREE 2016 Actsmart Business Sustainability Expo is on again and its going to be HUGE!This years expo will be even bigger than previous years, with a new venue, great exhibitors, informative workshops, interactive displays, on stage presentations and a networking event that will have Canberra

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Spring is a great time to re-invigorate your home. This workshop will cover a wide range of topics, from backyard chooks, through to solar PV systems and a bunch in-between.Come along to learn and discuss new ideas, that can help you prepare for summer and reduce

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Sustainability in strategic planning considers innovative outcomes that respect people, place and the planet. It sets out a clear vision and principles at an early project stage and guides subsequent planning and design, such as public realm and infrastructure upgrades, Territory Plan codes and individual developments.How

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Interested in installing solar on your home but don't know where to start? This workshop will provide you with everything you need to know on both Solar Hot Water and Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems. At it's conclusion, you should be able to make a more informed

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Spring is a great time to re-invigorate your home. This workshop will cover a wide range of topics, from backyard chooks, through to solar PV systems and a bunch in-between.Come along to learn and discuss new ideas, that can help you prepare for summer and reduce

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Draught proofing is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to reduce your energy bills. This workshop will teach you some simple DIY draught proofing techniques to help you plug the cracks and gaps in your house to stop warm air escaping in winter.Thursday 29 September,

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Actsmart Sustainable Home Advice is running a FREE Pre-build workshop for all ACT residents. “Beyond 6 stars” helps you discover building and design fundamentals to achieve long term savings from your new home. Learn about building regulations, star ratings, floor plan issues, window size and selection

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