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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Regenerating Australia: film screening and community discussion

19 May - 19 May

Regenerating Australia: film screening and community discussion

e’re hosting two online screenings of Regenerating Australia – a short (17-minute-long!) film that gives us a taste of our country as it could be in 2030 – plus a community discussion where you can meet virtually with others in the ACF community.


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15 May 2022

Regenerating Australia: film screening and community discussion

Regenerating Australia looks back from 2030 at the decade that “could be”, a decade that saw Australia transition to a cleaner, fairer, more community-minded place.

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12 Apr 2022

Smart tips and tricks for Energy and Solar

Join Luke Reade from Energetic Communities and gain useful insights into the choices available to you. Take a look at options to minimise your energy bills.

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12 Apr 2022

Sunshine Coast - Good Egg and Local Chocolate Guide

We are rather spoilt for choice on the Sunshine Coast with some great local chocolatiers and suppliers of quality chocolates. And there is plenty of choices for those who want vegan, nut free, dairy free, lower sugar etc

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04 Apr 2022

WEEK 3 - Love Food Hate Waste Challenge

Week 3: Storing food for freshness Bananas and bread are two of the top wasted foods in Australia, but this can easily be avoided using these handy storage tips.

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30 Mar 2022

Love Food Hate Waste Challenge - WEEK 2

Week 2: Prepare only what you need This week is all about planning, purchasing, and preparing to avoid food waste. Plan: Planning your meals can cut your food waste fast!

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24 Mar 2022

Connect and Grow with your local Sunshine Coast Community Garden

Get involved Find community gardening initiatives near you to get involved: Alexandra Headland Community Garden - Nelson Park, Katoa Street, Alexandra Headland (Alex Community Association) Bells Reach Community Garden - Active Park, 36-58 Indigo Road Caloundra West, Caloundra West Lions Club Facebook Page Buddina Community Garden – Kevin Asmus Park, Nanyima Street, Buddina Eastbank Edible Garden – Be:, Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina - Phone: 1300 785 446 Eumundi Community Garden - Old Eumundi Sports Field, Memorial Drive, Eumundi - eumundigarden@gmail.

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23 Mar 2022

TDS TALKS Urban & Cultural Change

Facilitated by Peter Browning, the session will include: – A model for assessing a communities capacity for urban change – Increasing urban literacy and citizenship.

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