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Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Energy is beneficial to our lives, however much of our energy is produced by burning fossil fuels (coal, oil, natural gas) and greenhouse gases are emitted in the process of producing energy. Whenever a light or an appliance is switched on, or even when it is unused but sitting in standby mode, energy is being used and so carbon is being emitted into the atmosphere. However, there are many things you can do in your household to reduce your energy use and in turn reduce carbon emissions and save money on bills. read more...

Save Water

There are many things that can be done around the home to reduce the amount of water your household uses. These range from low cost actions like fixing leaking taps, installing a water efficient showerhead or simply using a bucket to catch the rinsing water from your washing machine to put onto your garden...read more...

Home Water Audits

Find out how you can save water in your home and garden and make great savings on your water bill. The Shire of Kalamunda is offering free Home Water Audits to help residents find out how to make significant water savings. The initiative is particularly aimed at people with high water usage...read more...

Get involved in your local environment.  There are various groups and options where residents can get involved.  If you are a member of a friends group apply for a grant.
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Join an Environmental Group & Program

Get involved in your local environment.  There are various groups and options where residents can get involved.  If you are a member of a friends group apply for a grant.
Read more on Groups & Programs

Plant a Water Wise Garden

Grow a water wise garden by using native plants. The Shire of Kalamunda provides an annual program called Plants for Residents.

Learn

Do a short course and learn more about the environment through the “Bush Skills for the Hills” program.

Adopt a Spot

 

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