Our Environment

Love Food Hate Waste

Love Food Hate Waste helps you avoid food waste, save time and money and reduce your environmental impact by planning better, shopping smarter and storing food effectively.

Cities for Climate Protection

Cities for Climate Protection ProgramBurwood Council has recently become a member of the Cities for Climate Protection Program.

Environment Kids' Zone

Welcome to the Environmental Kids' ZoneWe have compiled a list of environmental educational resources for children of all ages.

Environment and Public Health

You may click the following links for further information, or you can view available PDFs by scrolling towards the bottom of the page and selecting the relevant link.


Burwood Council acknowledges that water is a scarce resource that must be carefully managed on a catchment basis, in partnership with other levels of government, and in consultation with the community and essential stakeholders.


Permission to Remove or Prune a TreeCouncil has powers for the protection or preservation of trees in the Burwood Local Government Area through the State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation in Non-Rural Areas) 2017 and the Burwood Development Control Plan (BDCP).

Noxious Weeds Information

Weeds are plants that are growing out of place.

Green Action Plan

The Green Action Plan (GAP) outlines the initiative Burwood Council has put in place to adress key environmental issues, including minimising greenhouse emissions.

Government Rebate Offers

Fridge BuyBackGetting rid of your spare old fridge or upright freezer is one of the easiest steps you can take to cut your power bills.