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Sustainable Manning Valley

Developed in conjunction with The Natural Strategies Group and Greater Taree City Council, this guide is designed to help and support Manning Valley residents take action to live more sustainably at home and in the community. The guide is packed with ideas, tips and inspiration about how small, easy changes can have positive impacts on the environment and your health and wellbeing - and save you money too!

So go on, challenge yourself to take up a new sustainable action today! Find out just how easy it is to work towards creating a sustainable future for ourselves, our children and our children's children.

Cultivate water saving habits

Cultivate water saving habits

Water saving habits are those easy-to-learn daily behaviours that can save us thousands of litres (and dollars) during the course of our lives. more »

Buy local and seasonal food

Buy local and seasonal food

Locally produced food grown in sync with the seasons is fresher and requires less energy to produce and transport to you. more »

Generate your own electricity

Generate your own electricity

The sun hitting your roof can power your home. It's just a question of gadgets. more »

Harvest and use your rainwater

Harvest and use your rainwater

Install a rainwater tank to collect and store rain hitting your roof and use it to water your garden, wash your clothes or fill your toilet. more »

Help protect our coast

Help protect our coast

Keeping our fragile coastal ecosystems healthy and vibrant preserves the unique natural beauty of Australia. more »

Make your profession sustainable

Make your profession sustainable

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor! How can we reduce the environmental impact of our own profession? more »