This section outlines how the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder partners with the community to increase awareness and care for the local environment.
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community Garden
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has been working with the community to create a community garden in town. Significant progress has been made on this project, with a group of community members forming an incorporated association and applying for multiple grants to fund the design and construction of the garden. The City has committed to financially support the project and if the grant applications are successful, construction on the garden should commence some time in the second half of 2015. If you would like to be involved in this project, you can find the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community Garden on Facebook or contact the City's Sustainability Officer on 9021 9617.
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CKB and Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group Partnership:
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has fostered an ongoing partnership with the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group (KBULG). This partnership spans a number of departments within CKB including: Parks and Reserves, Sustainability and Waste and Ranger Services. Two key initiatives that KBULG and CKB work closely together on are the annual tree planting day and the running and maintenance of Karlkurla Bushland Park. KBULG is the caretaker of Karlkurla Bushland Park; the largest in town and one of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s most popular parks, and in 2013 relocated their office there. From Karlkurla Bushland Park, KBULG runs a native plant nursery which provides the town with a steady supply of ready to plant Goldfields Natives. KBULG also runs tours of Karlkurla Bushland Park for school groups. To book a tour for your school or learn more about the many events that KBULG organises, please email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0418 935 498.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder offers the community the chance to tour some of its key waste management facilities including: Yarri Road Disposal Facility, South Boulder Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Cleanaway Material Recovery Facility (where all the recyclables go). Group tours can be organised for any members of the public for Yarri Road Landfill and South Boulder Wastewater Treatment Plant and school groups are invited to tour the Cleanaway Materials Recycling Facility. To organise a tour of the Yarri Road Disposal Facility or the South Boulder Wastewater Treatment Plant please call Waste and Sustainability Services at the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder on 9021 9617. For school tours of Cleanaway’s Material Recovery Facility please contact Cleanaway on 9091 5686.