There are many other benefits to entering our Sustainability Awards.
Over the years, participants have advised us of numerous social, environmental and economic benefits of entering into the program, including:
Increased community pride, morale, spirit; and physical, mental & social well-being;
Social interaction & co-operation between community members, groups and partners;
Improved natural environment and restoration of wildlife habitats;
Strengthening of current partnerships or initiation of new ones between community members and groups, councils and businesses;
Potential for increased tourism and amenities for the local community;
Reduction of waste, graffiti prevention, and enhanced management of waste services;
Permanent recognition for winners and valuable feedback on award submissions;
Public awareness of environmental education issues;
Networking opportunities between industry, government, and environmental leaders and experts;
Introduction and/or recognition of sustainability initiatives;
Recognition of good governance in local government;
Opportunities to showcase and celebrate the innovative work, expertise, and vision of your organisation or project;
Increased valuable media exposure for your local area and community projects;
Learning about other sustainability projects within NSW and sharing ideas with key stakeholders;
Creating excitement and motivation for communities by recognising their efforts in sustainability or other environmental initiatives and programs.
In the spirit of reconciliation Keep Australia Beautiful NSW acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.