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Grant to ditch takeaway coffee cups

21 July 2017

85 Boundary Street,
Darlinghurst Sydney - 20th July 2017. The City is supporting the responsible cafes
network with a 30k knowledge exchange partnership grant. Cafes in the Responsible Cafes network offer a discount to customers that bring a keepcup, rather than using a takeaway coffee cup.
Cherubini Espresso Bar owner Marz Adnan delivers coffee to his regular customers.  (Model release: ER20170720-Keep Cups -00757.jpg, ER20170720-Keep Cups -00756.jpg)
Battles against takeaway coffee cups, marine plastic pollution and energy wastage will get support from the City of Sydney’s latest round of environmental knowledge exchange sponsorships. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the City is a strong supporter of new ideas … Read more

175 years of leading, governing and serving the city

20 July 2017

Special meeting of the Municipal Council of Sydney on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the City of Sydney, 20 July 1942. City Archives 040702
Sydneysiders will have an opportunity to explore the city’s rich history and heritage in a major exhibition marking the 175th anniversary of the City of Sydney Council. Incorporating 175 objects from the City’s civic, history and archive collections – many … Read more

Sustainable changes deliver new customers

18 July 2017

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Business owners will learn how making small sustainable changes can increase company profits, help attract new customers and reduce their environmental footprint at a Customs House seminar this month. The City of Sydney’s City Thought Leaders: Sustainable Business Practices session … Read more

Low cost workspaces a boost to culture and creativity

14 July 2017

2014 Antenna Documentary Film Festival. Images captured by Tom Truong.
The City of Sydney is boosting Sydney’s culture and creativity by offering arts and community organisations affordable workspaces across the city. The City’s latest round of accommodation grants – which provide accommodation in City-owned buildings within the community property portfolio … Read more

World-class library takes shape in Green Square

13 July 2017

Green Square, Sydney - 16th July 2017. Green Sqaure construction photographs.
Green Square residents can see their new state-of-the-art library and plaza taking shape, with construction of the City of Sydney’s highly anticipated $47 million project now well underway. The City’s contractors, engineering and infrastructure firm John Holland, have completed installation … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 24 November 2016