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environment &  sustainability.

The PBC is very proud of its environmental initiatives. We see these as our small contribution to both our local and global neighbourhood. 



  • Nov. 2018  Received Inner West Council Business Award ‘Sustainable Innovation’.

  • Nov. 2017  Finalist in the Inner West Council Business Environment Awards in ‘Community Leadership’.

  • Oct. 2016   Finalist in NSW Green Globe Award in ‘Community Leadership’..

  • November 2015 - Marrickville Council ‘Energy Smart Award’ and Finalist for ‘Rethink Waste Award’

  • October 2015 - Spring Garden Competition Third Place for Brighton St Verge Gardens (won by members)

  • November 2012 - Marrickville Council ‘Carbon Smart Award’ at the annual Environment Awards for Businesses and Organisations program.

  • July 2012 - Runner Up Award in Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Cities ‘Visy’ Waste Minimisation Award.

  • November 2011 - Received 'Sustainability Leadership Award' with Marrickville Council's  target sustainability@marrickville program.

  • November 2010 - Finalist for ‘Community Partnership Award’ with Marrickville Council’s target sustainability@marrickville program.

  • November 2008 - Received Award from Marrickville Council through the target sustainability@marrickville program for achieving ‘20% reduction in WASTE diverted to landfill by June 2008’.

  • July 2007 - Won the Highly Commended Award in the Keep Australia Beautiful ClubsNSW Sustainable Clubs Award. 



PBC Sustainability Activities  


A sustainable program began at the club in September 2006 when members voted for a Board made up entirely of local residents. The club’s sustainable program has strong community support.


Click here to view the full range of our Sustainability activities.


The PBC Recycling Program


In mid-2007, Petersham Bowling Club started a recycling program that has resulted in an enormous reduction in club waste going to landfill. In 2015, the club moved it's waste services to Organic Recycling Group.


Click here to read more about the PBC Recycling Program.

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