Byron Shire Council
BSC is one of the team of three founding partners to Zero Emissions Byron. A Board member sites on Council’s Sustainability & Emissions Reduction Advisory Committee (SERAC).
Beyond Zero Emissions
In May 2015, the (then) Director of Think Tank BZE, Dr Stephen Bygrave, met the Mayor of Byron Shire, Simon Richardson, and cooked up the concept of establishing the shire as a demo site showing others how one community could reduce its emissions to zero in 10 years. There are now nearly 100 ‘Zero Communities’ around Australia, Zero Emissions Byron being the first.
Zero Carbon Communities
Zero Carbon Communities is an initiative of Beyond Zero Emissions designed to support local communities to reduce emissions and thrive.
Brunswick Valley Landcare
We heartily support BVL, a Byron Shire volunteer organisation supporting and encouraging effective natural resource management. Its aim: To conserve and restore our natural environment from forest to foreshore.
Widely read and respected around Australia since its launch in 2012, RenewEconomy is Australia’s best informed and most read website focussing on clean energy news and analysis and climate policy.
The Driven is Australia’s premier website for news and analysis about electric vehicles, and the transition to zero emissions transport. It is the place you come to for news about electric vehicle cars you may want to buy, and for industry trends. Widely read by the industry and general public, it has more than 680,000 unique visitors to its website each month.
The Next Economy
The Next Economy generates greater awareness of the range of economic tools and practices that can be used to ensure the long-term wellbeing of both people and planet. It also supports communities across Australia to implement these approaches to strengthen and stimulate their local economies. Its director, Amanda Cahill, (on our Advisory Panel), is also one of the three founding partners to Zero Emissions Byron.
ReNew has been a leader in sustainable living research, advocacy and education for 40 years. Their website and two magazines ReNew and Sanctuary are highly recommended sources of deeply researched information on lower carbon living and building.
Our bank: Bank Australia is committed to customer ownership and to operating in accordance with the international principles for cooperative financial institutions. Its purpose: To inspire and empower our customers to use their money to create a world where people and the planet thrive.
Sustain Northern Rivers
Sustain Northern Rivers is a collaborative partnership between 26 organisations (Councils, government, educational and community groups) formed in 2008 to act cooperatively to take action to mitigate and adapt to climate change at the regional level. ZEB has a board member represented on the Energy working group.
The Business Renewables Centre Australia
The (BRC-A) is a member-based platform that streamlines and accelerates corporate purchasing of large-scale wind and solar energy and storage.
Library of Stuff
The Library of STUFF, a project of Mullum Cares Inc, is a community library filled with good quality items that are shared amongst its members. It provides affordable access to quality goods.
Mullum Cares partners with other community groups, council and businesses to drive our agenda to reduce lineal consumption and build more caring and sharing communities.
Habitat Byron Bay is a village where you can live, work and play, in one place.
"The idea has always been to create a place with lots of different options for people and businesses, so Habitat would be as interesting and diverse as Byron has always been." - Habitat Developer, Brandon Saul.