Living Smart

Inspiring sustainable lifestyles

Living Smart aims to empower the community to adopt simple sustainable changes towards sustainable living.

Since its inception over 500,000 people have been engaged through the program.

The program offers:

  • campaigns to support targeted behaviour change such as BYOSunshine Coast
  • local sustainability stories and blogs
  • useful resources and information
  • community programs to inspire, connect and build capacity to consider and adopt sustainable living behaviours.

The themes of the program cover the following areas:

  • waste reduction and circular economies
  • supporting local food systems
  • seasonal gardening
  • conscious consumerism
  • building and design
  • energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • social/community connection
  • health and wellbeing
  • play, recreation and family fun

Find out more on the Living Smart website.

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Sustainable living

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