Council working sustainably

The Walk the Talk program

In our drive towards sustainability, Council has initiated the Walk the Talk program which supports:

Results of the program

Under the program, we have introduced a range of measures designed to reduce Council's carbon emissions including:

Where to from here

Ongoing strategies include:

The Office of Environment and Heritage's Sustainability Advantage Program has also helped Council to improve resource efficiency, engage staff, and make our supply chains more sustainable. Council became a Silver Partner in 2011 in recognition of actions to deliver tangible, long-term benefits.

Council adopted the City of Lake Macquarie Environmental Sustainability Action Plan 2014-2023 to assist in delivering our commitment to a sustainable future.

Page last updated: 07 January 2016