The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has worked with the community to create a community garden in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, located next door to Hammond Park. The garden is a great place to get involved in community gardening, to learn about gardening techniques and waterwise practises, and to begin growing your own organic produce.
Follow the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community Garden on Facebook or contact the City's Sustainability Officer on 9021 9600 for more information.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has fostered an ongoing partnership with the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group (KBULG). KBULG is the caretaker of Karlkurla Bushland Park - the largest in town -and one of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s most popular parks. 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, follow them on Facebook, or visit their website.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has partnered with Responsible Cafes to reduce the amount of disposable coffee cups going to landfill. Over 3 billion takeaway cups and lids are used every year in Australia, most of which end up in landfill. To reduce this unnessessary waste the Repsonsible Cafes program encourages Cafes to offer discounts to people that bring their own reusable cup, promoting a culture of reuse. Cafes in Kalgoorlie-Boulder that offer a discount for reusable cups can be found on the Responsible Cafes Map