Wyndham City Council is committed to achieving sustainable outcomes and ensuring Council’s operations and procurement activities have a positive impact in the City which we live. Council has committed to reducing its impact on the natural environment by making decisions which reduce natural resources and biodiversity depletion. With every purchase, Council takes into consideration: 

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Reducing waste to landfill and increasing amount of waste recycled
  • Reducing water consumption and improving water management
  • Encouraging improved environmental management in Council’s supply chain
  • Selecting products/services that have minimal effect on the depletion of natural resources and biodiversity
  • Improving our ability to adapt to climate change

Council conducts annual sustainable purchasing reporting and has targets in the Resilient Wyndham Strategy to increase sustainable spend. The sustainable spend for 2022-2023 financial year $21,552,078 and this was 7.8% of council expenditure for the year. Below highlights categories where this is spent and shows sustainable spend over the last six financial years.

Sustainable Purchasing

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