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Towards Net Zero

Our Club can be one of the first Rotary Clubs in the world to achieve net zero emissions from meetings and events. One way to achieve this is by using public transport as much as possible.

Food Waste and the Environment

To create awareness of the impact of food waste on the environment
Rotary Melbourne partnered with OzHarvest and the City of Melbourne to present a lunch at Cumulus Inc on 1st May as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021.

Melbourne Pollinator Corridor

As an exclusive preview to Emma Cutting’s appearance on Costa’s Georgiadis’s show Gardening Australia, you are invited on a walking tour of urban street gardens by Emma.

SAVING THE BUTTERFLY FOREST

A most beautiful article published in the New Yorker, beautifully illustrated, a delight to the senses, covering a concerning topic. Every November, around the Day of the Dead, millions of monarch butterflies descend on a forest of oyamel firs in the mountains of central Mexico. The butterflies have never seen the forest before, but theyContinue reading “SAVING THE BUTTERFLY FOREST”

SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Every year thousands of tonnes of household waste is sent to landfill. This includes furniture, whitegoods, plastic, metal, glassware, toys, clothing, cans, batteries, mattresses, cleaning products, cardboard, books, paper products and importantly electronic (e-waste) items – computers, laptops, iPads, smart phones and printer ink cartridges. Many of these items contain valuable raw materials that can be preserved.

New Area of Focus

In June this year, Rotary International and the Rotary Foundation announced our Seventh Area of Focus – Supporting the Environment. Rotary’s Seven Areas of Focus now cover all seventeen United Nation Sustainable Development Goals.


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