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Hazard watch: Clean Out catches deadly poisons

24 July 2014

Chemical Clean Out event donations
Deadly cyanide, poisons and potentially dangerous pesticides were among more than 27 tonnes of unwanted hazardous materials collected at the City of Sydney’s July household Chemical Clean Out. There were 526 individual drop-offs on the day, including 50 litres of … Read more

For the record: City Centre Public Art Plan

24 July 2014

The City of Sydney Council is currently considering tenders for artworks in and around George Street, after receiving nearly 700 proposals from 25 countries. A decision on the tenders will take place at Monday’s council meeting. The artworks will become … Read more

Green thumbs dig in for national tree day

24 July 2014

National Tree Day
Volunteers will be happily getting their hands dirty planting 4,500 new seedlings in Sydney Park this Sunday 27 July to celebrate Planet Ark’s National Tree Day. More than 300 Sydneysiders and visitors are expected to join the free tree planting … Read more

Smarter finance delivering low-carbon buildings

17 July 2014

The City's third EUA signing
The City of Sydney has signed an Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA) to help fund an energy efficiency upgrade to one of the city centre’s commercial office buildings. The $700,000 agreement will fund energy-efficient lighting, air conditioning and building management system … Read more

Jobs growth springs from City’s record building budget

17 July 2014

Sydney Civil employees Conor Kehoe, Mohammad Ghacham and Ali Ghacham working on upgrades to Abercrombie St
About 2,000 new jobs a year will be created off the back of the City of Sydney’s record $1.94 billion infrastructure program. The City’s 10-year corporate plan includes major financial commitments for projects at Green Square, George Street, Barangaroo and … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 15 August 2013