Better Business Partnership

The Better Business Partnership (BBP) aims to assist small to medium-sized businesses achieve local recognition through social and environmental sustainability initiatives.

The BBP works closely with the program participants to identify opportunities to reduce energy and water use, improve waste diversion and explore alternative transport means.

The team also assists businesses with environmentally sound purchasing practices, community engagement and staff support.

Partners have seen the benefit of the program by reduced consumption and therefore reduced projected costs (given increased energy and water prices). Importantly, being sustainable in your business practices reduces the environmental footprint of you organisation, which contributes positively to a vibrant and progressive North Sydney.


Waste Saver Assessment - free

Do you want to reduce your businesses waste and collection costs but don't know where to start?

Find out more, please visit


Show your love for your local village

BBP's I Love Local initiative encourages locals to show their love for their local village and support their local businesses.

To show your love visit


BBP Awards & Events

2017 BBP Winners (95KB)

The awards recognise the North Shore businesses who have achieved outstanding sustainability success through the program. The annual gala awards dinner is a great way to showcase your business and to network with likeminded local organisations. All BBP members are invited to the awards and other networking events.


Nominate a Business

Nominate and support your local community by recognising those doing their best to create a sustainable future.

You may want to suggest a business that is already doing lots for the community, using sustainable products and practices, or where you regularly shop.


Northern Beaches businesses can now join the Better Business Partnership

Northern Beaches Council have joined North Sydney, Willoughby and Ku-ring-gai Council in funding the Better Business Partnership to provide free sustainability services to the businesses on the Northern Beaches. This expansion will increase collaboration between member businesses.


Join Today, contact

The BBP team are qualified sustainability professionals who can assess your environmental impact and help you save money and in turn provide accreditation for the steps you have taken. Join today by contacting the BBP team on 9777 7516 or



Run in partnership between Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney, Willoughby City, and Northern Beaches Councils and assisted by the NSW Govt, Environmental Trust.

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