Welcome to the Living Smart Program

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Simple changes towards sustainable living

Through education, community programmes, useful resources and information Living Smart aims to empower the Sunshine Coast to adopt simple, sustainable lifestyle changes that make a positive impact now and for future generations.

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Recycling Near You

Find reuse and recycling options for things that can't be recycled at home such as clothing, electronics, mattresses, paint, white goods, coffee capsules and more.

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Sustainable Materials Guide

A framework for selecting and specifying sustainable materials for buildings in Australia, aimed primarily at architects and other building professionals.

Sustainable Materials Guide

Sustainable Houses Guide

An introductory guide to designing energy-efficient, future-proof, healthy and comfortable homes that last a lifetime.

Sustainable Houses Guide

Sustainable House Day + extension series

If you’re considering a sustainable build or renovation, this series is for you. Over 100 homes will open their doors across the country, sharing their experience of building and living in sustainable homes. PLUS join architects, designers, tradespeople and experts for a month of online extension sessions.

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Is about you, your family, your friends, our communities.

It's what we do every day at home at work and at play. Explore your interests, do what you love sustainable living is for everyone.

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