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Impact Tip:

One of the most important steps in making your garden drought-tolerant is to add plenty of organic matter such as compost and manure to the soil to improve water retention, plant health and soil structure.
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Make an Impact is a program that helps you and your family reduce your household water and energy use and become part of the solution to climate change.
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Make an Impact Hero - Merv Beacham, Wagerup Refinery

Merv has become a ‘going-green’ leader in the Alcoa community, adapting his lifestyle to live in a self-sufficient green house.
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Go native

By using native plants, you will contribute to local biodiversity and reduce need/costs for fertiliser, pest control and replacement plants.  
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Making an Impact in Angelsea and Pinjarra

Residents in Angelsea and Pinjarra found new ways to tackle climate change this year after Alcoa and Greening Australia took the Make an Impact program out into their communities.

More than 420 people participated in the pilot program and rose to the challenge to reduce their environmental footprint and live more sustainably, by saving water and energy, and cutting waste.

Make an Impact Associate

Barwon Water in Victoria has partnered with Alcoa to Make an Impact in our communities.  

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