Business with Care: raise your environmental profile

Businesses Caring For Our Bays (BCFOB) is a program that aims to empowers local businesses to take an active role to reduce waste, care for their local environment and engage customers.

Businesses Caring For Our Bays are endorsed, advertised and celebrated through our website, social media and events; in order to promote your achievements and increase your environmental profile. This program is free of charge.

BCFOB has been developed and delivered through a partnership with:

Caring for Our Bays (Geelong and Bellarine region)

Connected to Port Phillip (wider Port Phillip Bay catchment).

Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group (BSWWRRG)

Get involved:

Register your business

Step 1: Register your business

Step 2: Complete the BSWWRRG Rethink Your Footprint self-assessment tool kit

Click to watch a short video about Rethink Your Footprint

Step 3: Expert to touch base, discuss survey responses and recommendations

Step 4: Choose your waste reduction and community engagement actions

Step 5: Implement these actions with support from BCFOB

Step 6: Evaluation, BCFOB recognition and promotion

Attend a Workshop

BCFOB also runs free, location-specific workshops to introduce businesses to the program and discuss how waste-reduction, energy-efficiency and environmental services operate in your area.

We are beginning to roll out the Businesses Caring For Our Bays program in the Greater Geelong and Bellarine, Mornington Peninsula and Wyndham regions. However, we welcome any businesses within the Port Phillip Bay catchment to register their interest and we will be in touch.

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