Making Sydney a sustainable destination

Businesses in the entertainment and accommodation sector can benefit from an increased focus on the environment.

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  • Putting environmental sustainability first can reduce costs, attract more customers and engage employees.
  • There’s significant scope for saving resources and reducing waste. In Sydney the sector is responsible for 47% of all commercial waste, 21% of carbon emissions and 14% of drinking water consumption.
  • Our plan outlines actions for the sector, such as:
    • using and promoting environmental ratings
    • improving waste management
    • making cost-effective retrofits
    • installing onsite solar or procuring renewable energy
    • connecting to recycled water where possible.
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