Edendale accepts these items to send off for for recycling: - old mobile phones- a variety of batteries ( no car batteries )- clean soft plastics (collection suspended at this time) Many other items can be taken to Nillumbik Shire Recycling and Recovery Centre.
Queensland Fruit Fly has been recorded in Nillumbik. Find out how to monitor and manage this pest in your backyard.
Celebrate the local food community in Nillumbik year round with seed libraries, community gardening workshops, food swaps and much more. Join the Home Harvest community!
Information on the Home Harvest Seed Libraries, how to use them and tips on seed saving
We sell a range of products to support sustainable living including compost bins, worm farms, Queensland Fruit Fly traps / nets and native plants.
Learn how you can set up your backyard to grow some food, keep chickens and turn organic household waste into a valuable resource.
The Nillumbik Gardens for Wildlife (G4W) is a partnership between Nillumbik Shire Council and community members to engage the public in creating habitat gardens for local wildlife.
Find a video to interest you and see all of our pre-recorded webinars.
Great news! After being postponed due to lockdowns last year, our Celebrating the Platypus in the Diamond Creek event is going ahead on Saturday 26 March.
Follow the decals on the Diamond Creek trail between Edendale Community Environment Farm in Eltham and Allendale Road, to learn fun facts about the life cycle and unique quirky features of the platypus.
Here some interesting and fun platypus activities and resources to use when you are having a break from school work
Find out how to manage pests including Queensland fruit fly, foxes, rabbits, deer, Indian myna, European wasps, European honey bees, rats and mice.
Find out how you can get involved as a volunteer at Edendale and other parts of your community
Find out more about native flora and fauna and weeds that pose a threat in Nillumbik.
Find out about the grants, rebates and incentive that support you in living and working sustainably
Find out useful tips for the home, garden and building site on how you can use eco-friendly practices
Find out about climate change, what Council is doing, what you can do and our Climate Action Plan 2022-2032.