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Category: Sustainability

Repair Cafe

Repair Cafe

December 16, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Maker Movement, 58 Angove Street, North Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Bring in your broken items from home and fix them with the help of our volunteer experts. We can look at bikes, clothing, small furniture, household items and some electrical. For more info on what you can bring in, see www.repaircafeperth.org

Repair to rewear

Repair to rewear

December 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Organic Cafe, East Victoria Park, 926 Albany Hwy, Perth WA 6101, Australia

Aussies send over 500,000 tonnes of textiles to landfill each year – most of which is man-made synthetic or plastic fibres that may never breakdown.

Special guest Petra Richardson from Spotted will talk about how to mend and clean your clothes to make them last longer and save them from landfill. Members of the Victoria Park CWA will be teaching sewing/mending skills on the day.

https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=321859

Christmas Furoshiki

Christmas Furoshiki

December 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bentley Library, Hedley Pl & Manning Road, Bentley WA 6102, Australia

Japanese artist Nami Osaki will show you the Japanese art of Furoshiki – a beautiful way to wrap gifts. It can also be used for table decorations and to make carry bags.
Please bring along an empty wine bottle, two tissue boxes and any other item you would like to wrap.

Free workshop. Register via the website.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/christmas-furoshiki-registration-39176917214

Eco Retrofit Home Workshop

Eco Retrofit Home Workshop

December 2, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Canning River Eco Education Centre, Kent St & Queens Park Rd, Wilson WA 6107, Australia

The workshop with Chris Ferreira will focus on the latest energy efficiency gadgets and techniques, passive solar landscaping, building design, water saving techniques including grey-water systems and renewable energy systems.

Registrations essential.
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/eco-retrofit-home-workshop-tickets-38071041510

West Australian Sustainable Education Forum

West Australian Sustainable Education Forum

December 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
North Metropolitan TAFE East Perth, 140 Royal St, East Perth WA 6004, Australia

This forum is an opportunity for those in community, schools, industry, tertiary and government groups to share the work they are engaged with to educate about and support sustainability practices. Participants will benefit from a broad field of topics by finding a sense of place in the landscape of people and groups operating in WA. Networking opportunities for future projects will be a feature of the day.

Cost: $33/$55 (AAEE member/non-member)
Contact Jennifer Pearson for a registration form, pearsonjo@iinet.net.au

Inaugural Sustainability Network Drinks

Inaugural Sustainability Network Drinks

November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Belgian Beer Cafe, Murray St & King St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Welcome to a new era of network exchange & communication in the business, industry, conservation and sustainability space in WA.

As our ‘first event’ speaker, we are delighted to welcome Dr Paul Hardisty, author and former Director of the Land and Water National Research Flagship at CSIRO.

Paul will be well known to many in Perth as a creative thinker and entertaining speaker and this may be the last time to hear him for some time, as he moves to Townsville in early 2018, as the new CEO of the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).

RSVP Essential by Nov 28:
Email: chrisgreenwoodatlarge@gmail.com

Transition Town Vincent Movie Night

Transition Town Vincent Movie Night

“Tomorrow” – Transition Town Vincent Movie Night

December 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paddington Ale House, 141 Scarborough Beach Road, Mount Hawthorn, Western Australia, Australia

Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.

Films start at 6:30pm.

Gold coin donations appreciated (to bring you more films).