All-Electric Homes Program

Jonathan WrightNews, Renewable Energy

The program will be officially launched later in 2023. There will be more details to come; however you can now express your interest to stay updated on the launch of the program and stay informed on this great opportunity to transition to an All-Electric Home.  Geelong Sustainability is running an All-Electric Homes program during 2023 to support the region’s transition … Read More

Annual General Meeting and Board Appointments

Emilie FlynnReports

On November 16, Geelong Sustainability held our Annual General Meeting at The Grovedale Hotel. Thank you to all of our supporters and members who were able to attend. In particular we’d like to thank The Hon. Libby Coker MP for her closing remarks and The Hon. Christine Couzens MP for attending, as well as representatives from Barwon Water and Sustainability … Read More

Single-use Plastic Ban Business Engagement success

Emilie FlynnCircular Living, News

One of Geelong Sustainability’s strategic priorities is Circular Economy, which aims to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns eliminate waste and to keep resources in a continually flowing loop. We are passionate about this, and have championed many circular economy-focused projects and initiatives, such as the Circular Living Challenge, the War on Waste project, and advocacy campaigns. So when the … Read More

Sustainable House Day 2022: Another Successful Event!

Emilie FlynnNews

On the weekend of 15-16 October, Geelong Sustainability ran our 14th consecutive Sustainable House Day event. We would like to take a moment to acknowledge that the event took place on Wadawurrung land, which was stolen and never ceded. We pay our deep respects to elders past, present and emerging. Throughout the week leading up to the event, we were … Read More

Freshwater Creek Steiner School Solar System Installed

Emilie FlynnNews

Building off the back of 2021’s 60kW solar system install at YMCA Stadium Newtown, we are pleased to announce our next community solar project, a 20kW solar system at Freshwater Creek Steiner School. The project is funded by the Geelong Sustainability Community Energy Revolving Fund which was established to help not-for-profit organisations access renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The … Read More

Neighbourhood Battery Feasibility Study Wraps Up

Emilie FlynnNews, Renewable Energy

Photo: A recent Neighbourhood Battery installation (NBI) in Fitzroy carried out by Yarra Energy Foundation (YEF) The last year has seen Geelong Sustainability deliver a large number of renewable energy projects, among them the Neighbourhood Battery Feasibility Study. This DELWP-funded study looked into the possibility of installing a battery in Geelong and surrounds, and what that might look like.  The … Read More

Green Drinks: Induction Cooktop Demonstration

Emilie FlynnNews

Our latest Green Drinks was a great success, with around forty people attending to see (and taste!) the benefits of induction cooktops. Geelong Sustainability would like to extend our enormous thanks to our cooking expert Mayan Rowling for sharing her expertise and creativity with us. By popular request, she has also kindly shared the recipe she used for the stir … Read More