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Environmental Sustainability

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In 2016 Council published its Sustainability Strategy 2016 to 2020: Working towards a clean, green and sustainable community.

The Strategy embraces the following definition of sustainability:

Sustainability means balancing economic, social and environmental factors. It is concerned with how we can manage resources to ensure future generations have the same opportunities that we enjoy today (Source: Resilient Melbourne Strategy 2016).

In light of the many challenges we face to our wellbeing and liveability, the Strategy’s main focus is on mainstream sustainability principles, and requires embedding sustainability into everything that we do.

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