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Written in 2001, then implemented in the Cities of Moreland Victoria and Wollongong in 2002, the Approach has been evolving ever since. Sustainability Street has now been nourished by the input and experience of more than 250 Sustainability Street Villages fostered around Australia. Participants, known as Streeters or Village People have consistently reported accomplishing three, historiacally important outcomes ...

    1. 30 - 40% reductions is waste, water and energy.
    2. great excitement in devising and undertaking relevant local environment projects
    3. a deep and abiding satisfaction in renewing or making local friendships and connections, including a whole new relationship with Local Government.

Download from the selection of studies, reports, letters and university based long term evaluation and measurement, including ...

  1. Quotable quotes from folks in the villages ... parle` di participants, still being compiled and still to come ... there are so many.
  2. A three year evaluative study by SSA_NAGAFinalEvalReport.pdf which comprehensively reports on 24 SSA Villages including one particular Beacon Village which accomplished a 49% greenhouse gas reduction. A lesson from age old human culture can be drawn ... if they can do it we can do it!
  3. Report on the CaseStudySustySt_Willoughby.pdf in eastern Sydney. A program which embodied the "Sow" phase of the Approach - "reaching out to embrace, model for, teach and influence others ... including the marvellous community noticeboard, below ...