Find out about Living Green Grants available for community groups; and free offers and rebates available to residents through the Living Green Homes Scheme.

 

 

 

​Living Green Homes Scheme

Free offers and rebates are available on a range of goods and services to help Stirling residents live a more sustainable lifestyle by 

  • Using less water
  • Reduce their waste and
  • Greening our City.

 

​Offers available to residents

  • Free arborist reports
  • Free worms
  • Free Bokashi kits
  • Rebate on the cost of installing a grey water system or rainwater tank; or plumbing your existing rainwater tank into your home's water supply
  • Free water audit for your home
  • Free 'health check' of your irrigation system
  • Free shade trees for your garden
  • Free 'food for wildlife' plants for your garden
  • Free native plant verge makeover
  • Free microbat box for your garden.


Applications can be accepted until Friday May 19 2017 or until all offers have been fully subscribed.

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Living Green Co​mmunity Grants

Community groups based in Stirling can apply for funding of up to $5,000 to deliver a project which helps the Stirling community live more sustainably by

  • Using less water

  • Being more energy efficient

  • Reducing waste or

  • Greening our City.

 

Projects which could be eligible for funding include

  • Workshops or training

  • Festival or events

  • Building, making, planting or installing something

  • Running an activity.


Project ideas include

  • Converting an irrigated grass verge to a native garden
  • Installing a rainwater tank or greywater system
  • Upcycling and creative re-use projects
  • Composting, worm farms and bokashi
  • Installing low-carbon energy systems including renewable power generation and battery storage
  • Community food gardens, food forests or bush tucker gardens,
  • Installation of bird and bat boxes or frog ponds


Applications can be accepted until Friday May 19 2017. Please 'find out more' and contact the City's Sustainability Project Officer on (08) 9205 8555 to discuss your project idea and to request an application form.

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Need some inspiration? Read about some of the projects that were funded through last years Living Green Grant Scheme.