Sustainability

West Village has received the highest sustainability rating for master-planned precincts in Australia, earning World Leadership status.
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Grey Water System

Queensland’s first retail precinct to be serviced by an onsite greywater treatment plant.

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Recycled Water

Waterplay pop jets operate on a standalone recycling system ensuring water safety and quality for water play, whilst saving enough water to fill 7 Olympic swimming pools per year.

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Minimising Waste

Woolworths and Harris Farm are leading the way with the imperfect fruit and vegetable range, supporting farmers and reducing food to landfill.

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Oz Harvest

All retailers are encouraged to send edible excess food to Oz Harvest, providing meals for those in need and reducing food to landfill.

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Organic Waste Pulping System

Our onsite system diverts food waste and compostable packaging from landfill land recycles into soils and fertilizers.

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Renewable Energy

23.59 kW solar PV system on the rooftop of The Eaves generates renewable energy for public spaces.

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Energy Saving

Energy saving LEDs can be found throughout retail tenancies and public realm, with Woolworths utilising trans critical CO2 refrigeration technology to delivering significant energy savings and reduce carbon emissions.

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Electric Transport

Four electric vehicle charging stations are available in the commercial public carpark, as well as a fleet of car share vehicles and bicycle parks.

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Vegetation covers 50% of the precinct

50% of the precinct is covered in vegetation to mitigate the impact of the urban heat island effect. Over 10,000 plants are growing, with native beehives in The Common and European beehives on The Eaves’ rooftop.

Home Loan Savings

Take advantage of Bank Australia’s Clean Energy Home Loan and save 0.40% p.a off your home loan for up to five years.

In order to be eligible, homes must receive 7+ stars on the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS), meaning they are more energy-efficient, cost-effective to run, and comfortable.

Our Arcadia residences have received an average NatHERS rating of 7.7 stars, with all remaining available residences achieving 7.9-8.7 stars.

*Purchasers subject to standard credit assessment and eligibility criteria. Terms and conditions apply.

Zero Food Waste

Targeting zero food waste to landfill in our retail precinct through a food rescue program and organic recycler.

In the 2019 Sustainability Awards, Natasha Mulcahy, Sustainability and Engagement Manager for West Village, won a Women in Sustainability Award for her significant contribution to the built environment industry in Australia over the past five years.

Village Bees

West Village has partnered with Bee One Third to improve biodiversity through urban beehives. The community introduced four new beehives in 2018 and a further three in 2020.

Reconnecting communities with the reality of what pollinators do for our food system, our health, and our overall well-being is its mission, and, like West Village, environmental consciousness is one of its key values.

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