Environment » Sustainability


New harvest for Citywide

May 25th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Sometimes at about noon there will be a long line of street sweepers arriving from the CBD to offload their “harvest” at a large, rather complex wash plant at the Dynon Rd depot.


QVM kicking goals in sustainability initiatives

April 27th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Queen Victoria Market’s (QVM) ambitious goal to reach zero carbon and send zero waste to landfill by 2027 is on track to be achieved.

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RMIT leads charge for all-electric vehicles with new research centre

February 24th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A new electric vehicle research facility will be established at RMIT University’s city campus, thanks to a $5.2 million funding boost from the state government.

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Tram stops for bees?

November 25th, 2020 - CBD News

City greening has become an influential idea in recent years. But what can it look like in Melbourne? How can we green our built-up CBD and its unique spaces?

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If you can’t stand the heat …

January 29th, 2015 - CBD News

Known as the “urban heat island effect”, the masses of concrete, steel and bitumen in the central city draws and retains heat like no other place in the state.

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