Wyndham City Council is committed to increasing its level of sustainable procurement in order to minimise the environmental impact it has through its purchase of goods and services. Council conducts annual sustainable purchasing reporting through EY ECO-Buy, the summary of the 2018-19 report is below:
- Total spend on sustainable goods and services is $13,912,521, this was 6.3% of total Council expenditure.
- This included upgrading street lighting to LED’s, purchasing fuel efficient vehicles, using recycled content in our footpaths and roads, and purchasing sustainable furniture and building materials.
- The purchase of paper, mobile garbage bins and asphalt alone have contributed to environmental savings of 2.9 hectares of land and 731 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent.