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.


Find a Better Business?

Support businesses in your local area that are reducing their environmental impact, and who provide you with more sustainable goods and services.

You can find participating businesses on an interactive map.


Save on Waste

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


BBP Awards & Events

Annual awards recognise the businesses who have achieved outstanding sustainability success through the program. The annual gala awards dinner is a great way to showcase your work. All BBP members are invited to this and other networking events. Check out the Awards from previous years.


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.


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.



Run in partnership between Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney, and Willoughby City Councils.

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