Non-residential emissions account for 37% of the Northern Beaches community carbon emissions.

This program not only provides information on general environment sustainability goals but also seeks to provide emission reduction opportunities for businesses.

The toolkit has been designed to enable your business to begin and expand your sustainability journey, reduce your carbon footprint and achieve sustainability targets.

We cover specific areas of high-energy, waste, water and resource use. They include solar, LED Lighting, water reduction, waste minimisation, building and office operation and purchasing.

If you need any assistance along the journey, please email


Follow the steps and use the tools in this toolkit to achieve sustainability goals in a manner and pace that is best suited to you and your business...

Sustainability Business Network

Join the network to share best practice, discuss ideas and learn how other businesses make changes to improve sustainability towards net zero.

Case studies

These local businesses are kicking goals in their sustainability journey. Read how they implemented ideas and taking steps towards becoming net zero.

How-to Guides

The first step in self-assessment, these guides cover specific areas of high-energy, waste, water and resource use.

Self-assessment checklists

The checklists provide a means to self-assess what stage your business is at in terms of environmental sustainability initiatives.

Other resources

Need more assistance on your sustainability journey. Here are some resources from community, Council and NSW Government to get you started.