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Sustainable Town of Cambridge

Developed in conjunction with The Natural Strategies Group, this Guide is designed to help Cambridge residents take action to live more sustainably at home and in the community. The Guide is packed with information about how small, easy changes can have positive impacts on the environment and your health and 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 and our children and our children's children ...

Install solar hot water

Install solar hot water

Sunlight converts cold water into hot water. No gases are emitted and no one gets hurt. Life is rarely this simple! more »

Embrace energy efficiency

Embrace energy efficiency

Energy conservation can save resources and money through the adoption of efficient technology and behaviours. more »

Install efficient appliances and fixtures

Install efficient appliances and fixtures

When investing in large household appliances and fixtures, use the government's Energy and Water Ratings (stars) to guide you to the most efficient products to save money. more »

Buy renewable electricity

Buy renewable electricity

Every time you use electricity in your home greenhouse gases are belched out on your behalf. So buy the clean stuff! more »

Insulate, shade and weatherproof your house

Insulate, shade and weatherproof your house

Insulating, shading and weatherproofing your house can save you up to 45 per cent on your current energy bills while increasing the comfort and value of your home. Minimising ... more »