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Banana Sustainable Living Guide

Developed in conjunction with the Natural Strategies Group, this guide is designed to help Banana 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, your well being, 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.

Avoid bottled water

Avoid bottled water

Avoid bottled water and feel good knowing that you’re saving money, reducing your personal health risks and reducing resource waste in your community. 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 »

Cultivate waste reduction habits

Cultivate waste reduction habits

The average Australian household wastes more than $1,000 every year purchasing items they never use. So use what you buy, buy less and save. more »

Get rid of your second-hand goods

Get rid of your second-hand goods

By passing your second-hand or unused goods on to someone who will use them, you are both reducing the environmental resources required to satisfy our consumption as well as h ... more »

Immerse yourself in nature

Immerse yourself in nature

Go hiking, bird watch, swim in the sea or simply enjoy nature and your connection to it. It's good for the body and great for the soul. more »

Purchase recycled products

Purchase recycled products

From toilet paper to chairs, jackets to dog leads, there are many recycled products that are excellent quality, so consider buying recycled when you buy. more »