Sustainable Chippendale

A Sustainable Suburb In the Making

Sustainable Chippendale is a community initiative setup to support the Sustainable Streets and Community Plan in Chippendale. If you are passionate about sustainability we'd love you to join us in getting behind this ground breaking project to establish a practical model for sustainable inner city living in Sydney.

TEC and Michael Mobbs award will be used for new film, “Cool Streets”.

"Total Environment Centre has won the National Canon Environmental Grant for its “Cool Streets” project in Chippendale Sydney, created in association with Michael Mobbs, a columnist with The Fifth Estate.

The Canon Environmental Grants program, worth $5000, will use a Canon EOS 5D Mark II camera to produce a film “Cool Streets” to document the installation of a modular, self-assembled pop-up community garden.

Ruth Hessey, TEC Communications manager and writer director of the award winning TEC documentary Waste Not, said the project would showcase the positive impact of cooling urban areas with indigenous vegetation, while increasing awareness about sustainable lifestyles.

Click here to read the full article on the The Fifth Estate.