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St John’s Youth Services

Level 1 / 379 Halifax Street, Adelaide 5000

    Service Category:

  • Social and health services
St John’s Youth Services is committed to supporting young South Australians and believes that sustainability provides the best possible foundation for young people to build their futures.

Why St John’s Youth Services is supporting Carbon Neutral Adelaide

As an organisation that exists to support young South Australians, St John’s Youth Service has a keen interest in and commitment to the future of the State.

St John’s Youth Services strives to ensure every young person has access to the support and resources they need to participate in the community and achieve their potential. Sustainability is crucial to the future of South Australia, and St John’s Youth Services believes that we all share a responsibility to provide young citizens with the best possible foundation from which to build their futures.

St John’s Youth Services is proud and excited to contribute to Adelaide’s culture of innovation and sustainability.

What St John’s Youth Services is doing to reduce carbon emissions

St John’s Youth Services’ newest project, the Youth Hub + Arts Café, is a training café and service hub for young people. The meeting place will provide support and resources to ensure young South Australians have the support and resources they need to overcome barriers and achieve their ambitions. The design phase of this project has been informed by a focus on environmental sustainability, and making the best possible use of South Australia’s innovative culture, including:

  • Offsetting the approximately 313 tonnes of CO2 that it is estimated the Café will emit annually via funding Trees for Life to propagate and distribute 1,566 trees to landholders across Australia.
  • Making full use in the café kitchen of the latest technology to reduce emissions, such as auto gas cut off on stoves, five-star rated equipment, and the use of energy saving lights and computer screens.
  • Reducing vehicle usage via onsite bicycles for outreach staff to travel across the City.
  • Providing young participants with information about public transport and having bikes available to borrow.
  • Installing solar panels.
  • Minimising the level of waste going to landfill by using recycling and green waste bins, sourcing local and Indigenous foods, growing herbs with compost produced onsite from green waste, using biodegradable containers and working with Foodbank to source food and distribute excess product.
  • Saving water and minimising water pollution by upgrading the building with water efficient taps and showers, dual flush toilet facilities and grease traps as per local regulation.
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