Grubby Hands Project
|With their Grubby Hands project Reservoir Neighbourhood House Created a set of raised gardens beds for growing vegetables in a partnership with two local schools. With the use of some creative funding approached this project has been very successful. See the link to a video about the project and the presentation given at the Learn Locals Celebrate Sustainability event held at CERES early 2016.
|Case studies on various businesses that saved money by making energy efficient changes and lighting upgrades. These stories may be useful for hospitality, office skills and IT courses.
Greener Houses Project
|Greener Houses Growing Greener Neighbourhoods provided an exciting opportunity for Neighbourhood Houses and local volunteers to take action on climate change in their communities, learn new skills, and help others to take action too.
Greener Houses Growing Greener Neighbourhoods achieved all this through a partnership of seven Neighbourhood Houses, five local governments, two tertiary institutions and many business sponsors, and was led by the North East Neighbourhood House Network. It was supported by the Victorian Government’s Sustainability Fund and two Philanthropic Trusts.
The five ‘Greener’ Neighbourhood Houses are living and evolving demonstrations of sustainability for local communities.