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Composting & Bokashi Workshop

When: Saturday 1 April 9am-11am
Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre
Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

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Rob Gulley teaches the Twin Bin composting method, an excellent way to for householders to turn their kitchen scraps, weeds, etc. into a good volume of great fertiliser. For people with small garden space or with worm farms Rob will also teach residents about the bokashi kitchen composting method that will fertilise soil and create highly nutritious liquid to use around the home and garden. Subsidised Equipment available for purchase.

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Battery Storage Workshop

When:Saturday 8 April 1:00pm
Where: Riverton Library

RSVP https://chrisferreira.eventbrite.com or contact Riverton Library 9231 0944 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

To date over 5000 people have toured Chris's home. WA’s only living eco-retrofit home. Hear how an ordinary bloke could transform an ordinary house into an inspiring sustainable home using a few simple and sustainable strategies.
Cost: FREE

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Chris Ferreira Presentation 

When:Saturday 8 April 1:00pm
Where: Riverton Library

RSVP https://chrisferreira.eventbrite.com or contact Riverton Library 9231 0944 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

To date over 5000 people have toured Chris's home. WA’s only living eco-retrofit home. Hear how an ordinary bloke could transform an ordinary house into an inspiring sustainable home using a few simple and sustainable strategies.
Cost: FREE

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Worm Farming Workshop

When: Tuesday 11 April 6pm-8pm
Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre

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This workshop, presented by Kevin Smith from The Worm Shed, features a presentation covering all aspects of worms, worm farming and the roles worms play in recycling and waste management. This is followed by an informal question time and a practical demonstration in setting up, operating and maintaining a worm farm. Worm Farms, Worms, Castings & WormWiz will be available for purchase at the workshop at a subsidised rate.
Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

Contact Sustainability Officer, Kylie Wrigley on 08 6229 4435 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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Chooks in the City

When: Wednesday 12 April 10:00am
Where: Bentley Library

RSVP https://chooks.eventbrite.com or contact Bentley Library 9231 0695 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Chickens provide you with free eggs, are great for your garden and they’re a lot of fun! Join Hannah Thomas from Chooks in the City to find out all about keeping backyard chickens in the City of Canning.
Cost: FREE

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Energy Smart at Home Workshop

When: Thursday 13 April 10:00am
Where: Cannington Library

RSVP https://energysmart.eventbrite.com or contact Cannington Library 6350 7350 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Switch your thinking will provide you with tips to help you cut your energy use and save you money. Understand your electricity and water usage better and learn some simple changes that can make a big difference. We will unpack a Home Energy Audit kit and demonstrate how simple and easy it is for you to identify what's using the most energy and water in your home.

Cost: FREE

 

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Waterwise Fittings & Fixtures

When: Saturday 22 April 10am-12.30am
Where: Canning River Eco Education Centre

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Investigate strategies to put an end to dripping taps and leaking toilets! Get hands on practice and hear from experts at Green Services about the changes you can make in your home and spread to your community to save water.

Cost: $5. Light snack provided. Subsidised equipment available

Contact Sustainability Officer, Kylie Wrigley on 08 6229 4435 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

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Decluttering: All you need is less

When: Thursday 27 April 10:00am
Where: Willetton Library

RSVP https://decluttering.eventbrite.com or Willetton Library 9229 9540 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Investigate strategies to get your home organised with less 'stuff' and practical tips to keep it that way. A reminder to re-use, re-purpose, upcycle, recycle or throw out stuff you don’t need. Presented by Switch your thinking.
Cost: FREE

 lgs Early Years Day-To-Day Sustainability

When:Thursday 27 April 9.30am-2.00pm
Where: Nido Early School, 1 Cameron Court, Willetton

RSVP essential: Megan Ments - 0400 623 131 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

A workshop that will provide a foundation for people working in early years setting with practical and real life examples of how to embed sustainability into your service. Using the Sustainable Schools WA framework you will receive ideas, resources, and an opportunity to network with other early years educators. Refreshments provided.

 

 

    
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sustainability Sundowner

Thursday 23 April
5pm-9pm
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Living Smart Course

Tuesday evenings
19 May - 30 June 2015
6.30pm-9pm

Enrol @ www.livingsmartcanning2015.eventbrite.com.au

Enquiries: Jane Genovese

0422 460 598 or

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Bush Tucker Tour

Saturday 23 May
10.30am-12.30pm

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