Imagine a sustainable Yarra where homes are water and energy efficient, and powered by clean renewable energy, where every household and business is composting and recycling, where residents are saying no to using plastic bags and excess packaging, and everyone can grow or has access to locally grown food.
Imagine a carbon neutral municipality, with healthy ecosystems, environmentally friendly buildings, infrastructure, transport and streetscapes.
In this section you can find out about Yarra's environment, its parks and reserves, street trees, water and gardens.
Discover what Council is doing and also what you, your family, workplace and neighbourhood can do to look after our environment and create a sustainable future.
Sign up to Yarra Environment e-News, a quarterly electronic newsletter to help keep you up to date with environment news in Yarra. You can also read past issues online.
Council has a Customer Service Guarantee with 64 specific commitments aimed at improving our customer service. Read more about our commitments for parks and open space, trees and environmental sustainability in the Customer Service Guarantee.
Yarra Environment Strategy
Council is currently seeking suggestions from the community on what some of its key environmental goals should be for Yarra over the next four years.
To find out more about how you can help us create the new Yarra Environment Strategy, please click here.
Manager Strategic Transport and Environment
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