Sustainable event practice

What sustainable event practice means at your event

Sustainable event pactice in very simple terms means you minimise or eliminate any adverse or harmful effects on people or the environment, which may result due to the actions and activities, planned for the event.

Council is committed to being sustainable and this includes the events hosted within Merri-bek. Council will try to provide resources and support to assist you organise a successful event with consideration to the event’s sustainability both environmental and social.

Event sustainability checklist

You can view Council’s event sustainability checklist (DOC 55Kb) to assist your planning.

Remember, you do not have to do everything on the checklist; it is there to act as a guide to help you on the path.