The Climate Clearance encouraged householders to reduce their energy and water use and waste production by offering discounts on environmentally friendly goods and services.
36 local businesses offered discounts on energy efficient and water wise products and services through discount vouchers advertised in the local newspaper.
Discounts were available at a range of suppliers including:
|Fridge and freezer seal repairs||Mulch and garden products||Bicycle purchase and servicing||Re-useable bags|
|Energy efficient lighting||Waterwise irrigation||Exhaust services||Worm farms|
|Skylights||Rainwater tanks||Metal recycling|
|Air-conditioner servicing||Native plants|
|Energy and water efficient appliances||Energy and water efficient appliances|
|Energy efficient windows|
|Solar hot water systems|
|Energy efficient air-conditioners|
A total of 323 Climate Clearance vouchers were redeemed over two months and the project resulted in the following savings:
- 55,000 kilowatt hours per year
- 21,000 kilograms of waste (mainly scrap metal and green waste)
- 1,500 kilolitres of water per year
- $26,000 (first year of operational savings plus voucher incentive amount)