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Fake grass is hotter and less friendly to environment

14th March 2021

"NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes has asked his department to investigate sustainable alternatives to synthetic grass amid growing concerns about its environmental and health impacts." (read more)

Photo by Steven Siewert

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Lane Cove Council Sustainability Organisation for 2016

3rd May 2017

LCSAG was awarded Sustainability Organisation for 2016 at the Lane Cove Council Citizenship

Awards Ceremony  on 3rd May 2017.

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Pride of Australia Medal 2011

31st August 2011

Pride of Australia Medal 2011 Presented to the Lane Cove Sustainability Group on August 31 at Government House, Botanic Gardens, Sydney.

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Community Grants Presentation Ceremony

5th August 2009

Above: Lane Cove Council Chambers, Frances Vissel (Former & founding President LCSAG) and Lyn Nasir (Secretary LCSAG).

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Earth Hour is on 27th March 2021

1st February 2021

Earth Hour 2021 is only ten weeks away!

Thanks to you, last year’s Earth Hour was the largest yet. (read more)

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​Tasmania Gives Plastic Bags The Flick - Why Can't NSW?

1st November 2013

On 1 November 2013 Tasmania banned the retail supply of non-biodegradable lightweight plastic

shopping bags (which includes those that are 'degradable'). See the Tasmanian Government's

Plastic Bag Website for details.

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North Sydney Community Award 2011

19th August 2011

Lane Cove Sustainability Action Group was presented with the North Sydney Community Award on 19 August.

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Huge submission response

28th January 2021

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who made a submission to the parliamentary inquiry before Christmas. In all, more than 6,500 submissions were received from business and activist organisations, private individuals and scientists (read more)

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Lane Cove Council Supports Plastic Bag Ban/Levy and a Container Deposit System

5th March 2012

On Monday the 5th March 2012 Lane Cove Council (LCC) voted unanimously to support three motions that direct the Council to voice its support of a ban or levy on single use lightweight plastic bags (read more)

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Sustainability Small Grants

2010

2010 Sustainability small grant for $1375 to develop the groups website and to purchase bins for reusable bags.

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