May 26, 2022 –
A free online webinar giving Perth residents the ideas and inspiration to create a successful garden while helping protect the Swan and Canning Rivers.
ABC TV Gardening Australia presenter and environmental scientist Dr Josh Byrne will showcase the latest ideas in environment-friendly gardening. EMRC CEO Marcus Geisler will take the attendees on a journey of how the EMRC is embracing Circular Economy as it moves towards a Net Zero target by 2050. Marcus, will focus on the EMRC’s resource recovery programs, in particular its Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) processing which separates FOGO material from other waste and is used to create valuable organic compost.
Your Garden with Josh Byrne is supported by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions River Guardians Program and the EMRC.
The webinar will cover:
- Presenting the impacts of excessive nutrients on the Swan Canning Rivers system.
- Showcasing the work that DBCA and JBA have been delivering to address this issue and the resources that are available
- Demonstrating how Josh’s balanced approach to gardening at Josh’s House approached to gardening
- EMRC’s circular economy journey towards Net Zero
- EMRC’s resource recovery programs, in particular its Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) processing and the production of soil conditioner and mulch.