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  • Sustainability

    Cancer Council SA is committed to introducing changes to its business practices in order to improve the sustainability of its operations in both financial and environmental terms.

    Cancer Council SA is actively involved in measuring and reducing our carbon footprint from all our business operations. The organisation has implemented a web-based system that tracks our head office energy and resource usage and allows us to measure and compare usage across our business with the aim of reducing usage and waste.

    In late 2011 we installed electrical metering equipment on all our head office switchboards that provide direct and automatic data feeds to our web based energy tracking system. Future plans are to install monitoring equipment across our accommodation properties to enable us to have a greater understanding of our usage and thus increase our ability to manage the resource.

    Future opportunities exist for the introduction of solar hot water to offset existing electric hot water systems within the organisation and other renewable energy sources where financially and environmentally feasible.

    Equipment upgrades in the Cancer Council Lodges (televisions, fridges, air conditioning, etc) consider both the environmental and financial cost in decision making.

    Waste is sorted at source to minimise land fill and to maximise the proportion of waste that it recycled reducing both greenhouse emissions and the financial affect of Carbon Pricing.

    Future contracts for services will include an environmental assessment as part of the review process.


    Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Donations In Memoriam

    Donations In Memoriam

    Remember your loved one’s life by helping to save others. Find out about our In Memoriam program.

  • Fundraising Events

    Fundraising Events

    We have a wide range of exciting events that give you the opportunity to support our vision of a cancer free future in a fun, easy yet symbolic way.

  • Leanne's story

    Leanne's story

    When cancer impacts your life, Cancer Council 13 11 20 can help.

  • Paint your workplace yellow

    Paint your workplace yellow

    Brighten up your office with a Dress Yellow Day, and raise funds for cancer research this Daffodil Day Appeal.

  • Q&A with Quitline Counsellor

    Q&A with Quitline Counsellor

    Plan your quitting strategy with Quitline 13 78 48.

  • Share your story

    Share your story

    Raise awareness about important cancer issues while helping others cope with treatment and feel less alone. Read more about how to share your story.