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Congratulations to the 2018 Sustainability Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 Sustainability Award Winners

06 March 2018

The Greater Dandenong Sustainability Awards recognise and reward the community's projects, initiatives, programs or activities that have achieved, addressed or promoted and contributed to environmental sustainability in our great municipality. 

The 2018 winner and finalists in the Community category were announced at the Sustainability Festival on Sunday 4 March 2018. This category recognised schools (of any size), homes, individuals and community groups who were making a difference.

The 2018 winners of the Business and Development categories will announced soon.

2018 Community Category Winner  - Cornish College

Cornish College demonstrated  leadership in practical environmental education across a broad range of sustainability themes to primary and secondary students through the Cornish College EcoCentre.  

2018 Community Category Finalists

Noble Park Community Garden Club

For bringing together residents from various backgrounds and age groups to share their knowledge and mentor one another with the aim of promoting gardening and other sustainable practices.

Athol Road Primary School 

For the introduction of their “Closing the Loop” waste initiative – Which takes proactive action to reduce the school’s waste to landfill through the introduction of a range of new bins aimed at promoting recycling of paper, plastics, organics, batteries and e-waste.    

Lyndale Greens Primary School

For efforts in reducing waste to landfill at the school through a range of education programs and activities aimed at empowering students across all year levels.

William Kwan and John Hayman

For enhancing food production and pollination of vegetation to the local region through installation of a bee-hive at the Springvale Community Garden.

Carers of Africa

For the introduction of the “Sleep Well Project” – An initiative that diverts plastic bag waste to landfill by converting un-used plastic bags into blankets and pillows for Melbourne’s homeless community.   

Dandenong West Primary School

For their contribution to enhancing the local biodiversity of Fotheringham Reserve through student participation and collaboration as part of their “Habitats for Hollow’s” project.

Resurrection Primary School

For efforts to reduce waste to landfill at their school through a range of measures led by students and educators though their initiative, the “resurrection reduce and recycle program”. 

Healthy Waterways Video Competition Winner

Amina and Haleema Aamir
Development of the creative video titled It’s really simple.

Healthy Waterways Video Competition Finalists

Rameen Khan and Jaslynn In
Development of their creative video titled Healthy Waterways in Greater Dandenong.  

Kynan Mu
Development of their creative video titled The Waterways Report.

Numan Seyit
Development of their creative video titled Destiny, preserving our waterways

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