The Living Smart Households program was initiated to increase awareness of sustainability issues, whilst creating positive changes in the communities environmental behaviour.
Living Smart Households is an innovative community-based behaviour change program that engages with households on a personal level and encourages them to reduce their energy and water use, waste disposal and car-based transport. Go to About Living Smart Households
The detailed ‘how to’ information provided here is designed to help you reduce your car trips, your daily energy and water use and the amount of waste you throw away. Go to Resources for households
Independent evaluation of the Living Smart Households program shows that households can make small improvements to their travel, energy, water and waste efficiency that add up to large collective reductions in greenhouse gases. Go to Results and awards
In 2008/09, the Living Smart Households program was offered to 15,000 households in the Cities of Joondalup and Mandurah. In 2010/11, the program was offered to 10,000 households as part of the Australian Government funded Perth Solar City program. Go to Current and recent projects
Living Smart joins up important public policy aims to increase the leverage of Government investment in public transport, and contribute to more sustainable urban form through carbon reduction and health outcomes. Go to Policy innovations or select from the following: