My green home and garden



Here are some activities to help you learn more about disposing of your waste properly, about your local environment, and to show all the great things you do to live in an environmentally sustainable way. Perhaps you’ve started a great new eco-project during COVID-19! We’re also happy to answer your questions on these topics.

Please get involved and inspire others by submitting your contributions via the tabs below and sharing this page with your friends and family.


This is Colin, one of our awesome waste collection drivers, if you would like to download some colouring and activity sheets see below.

Waste colouring, activity sheets and education

Beyond the bin

Waste colouring and activity sheets

Download our colouring and activity sheets, designed for children aged 3 to 12. If you don’t have access to a printer, email us at mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au (include your postal address) and we’ll send them to you. (Please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery).

My green house

There are so many awesome ways to live sustainably and save energy in your home.

Check out the below websites for tips and ideas.

Birding at home

Birding at home

Check out these websites for more ‘birding at home’ information.

Green thumbs

Show us what you’re growing in your garden or veggie garden!

If you have questions about growing food at home, post them and we’ll get back to you with answers.

Composting adventures start here!

Ready to get started with composting or a worm farm?

Check our Getting started with compost guide and don’t forget, if you buy a compost bin or worm farm and you live in Cardinia Shire, you’re eligible for a $50 rebate.