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Sustainability @ Council

We all have a part to play in reducing our impact on the planet.  

Byron Shire Council is passionate about inspiring, facilitating and supporting our operation and our community to be the most sustainable it can be.  

Council's Community Strategic Plan 2022  has a strong focus on sustainability. Council’s aims are to

  1. Protect and enhance the natural environment
  2. Enable sustainable towns, villages and rural settlements that respect our natural environment, create an inclusive social environment and integrate harmoniously with the character of local areas.
  3. Build a low carbon community that integrates:
    a) food security
    b) renewable energy
    c) climate change
    d) non-renewable resource constraints, including peak oil and
    e) economic and social prosperity and resilience.