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Trinity Green (thumb) initiative

Friday, 08 March 2024

Living up to its name, Trinity Green has a remarkable story to tell about its lush green gardens, sustainability initiatives and a thriving eco-conscious community, all led by Village Manager Sabrina Mignone and maintained by resident volunteers. 

No carbon footprint

In perfect alignment with Keyton’s net zero targets, Sabrina and her team's approach has transformed Trinity Green by replacing the existing gas hot water systems with eco-friendly electric alternatives. This has significantly reduced the village’s carbon footprint and initiated a cleaner and greener energy profile. 

Grow your garden

Her forward-thinking initiative doesn't end there. Under her guidance, the volunteer-led edible gardens harvest rockmelons, capsicums, sweetcorn, apples and a bounty of other crops. As fulfilling as it is to grow your own crops, this initiative also gives way to a sense of unity and promotes sustainable practices and local food production. Sabrina and her team of resident volunteers also propagate the existing plants and regrows them on the grounds, encouraging healthier growth and providing an endless supply of plants.

Easy maintenance  

Understanding the time and care a thriving garden requires, over the years Sabrina has transformed Trinity Green's landscape by replacing high-maintenance plants with native species. This not only provides a lush, natural look but also contributes to cost savings by eliminating the need for frequent trimming and maintenance.

It's not often that we hear of initiatives like this, which have undoubtedly enhanced the quality of life and wellbeing of the residents while contributing to a more sustainable and resilient future. The dedication to sustainability and cost-effective management by Sabrina and the resident volunteers is remarkable and has turned Trinity Green into a shining example of a thriving and eco-conscious community.

Learn more about Trinity Green.

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