Sustainability Workshops

Design Smarter: Spend Less: Live Better

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Are you wanting to renovate your home? Maybe your garden landscaping needs an update? Perhaps you have outgrown your home and want to start again with a newly built home or you just want to know how to reduce those energy and water bills.

If this is you, come along to one of council’s free workshops.

Learn how you can add additions to a current home or build a new home in a smarter way. Receive handy tips from our experts on how you can maximise your budget to save you money in the long term.

Whether it is a garden makeover or home makeover you’re after, come and check out our workshop series.

Also available DIY home fact sheets

Upcoming Workshops

Crop Swap Sydney 
Saturday 17 February, 10am-12pm

Bring your excess homemade goodies and exchange them for something else.

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Kimbriki Tour and Garden Talk 
Tuesday 27 February, 9am

On the tour of the Kimbriki site you will see how your green waste is transformed into a usable garden product. We will then stop at the Eco Garden and hear a short talk on eco gardening.

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Preserving Fruit and Vegetables 
Saturday 3 March, 10am-1pm

Learn how to turn your excess fruit and vegetables into tasty preserves.

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Compost and Worm Farming Workshop 
Wednesday 7 March, 10am

Composting is a fun and easy way to recycle your garden and kitchen waste. Compost improves your garden soil, saves space in your red or green bin and saves you money.

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Recycling Tour 
Tuesday 13 March, 9am

Ever wondered what happens to the mix of materials in your yellow bin? Come on a tour of the Materials Recycling Facility and find out how your paper is sorted from your plastic containers.

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Introduction to Solar 
Saturday 17 March, 10am

Sick of paying high electricity bills? Thinking of getting solar? Come along to this presentation to find out more.

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Catchment Tour 
Saturday 22 March, 9am-12pm

Want to know how Council manages the health of our local waterways?

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Compost and Worm Farming Workshop 
Saturday 7 April, 10am

Composting is a fun and easy way to recycle your garden and kitchen waste. Compost improves your garden soil, saves space in your red or green bin and saves you money.

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Maximising your Solar Production 
Saturday 7 April, 10am

Are you making the most of your solar production? Learn how to get the maximum benefit from your solar system.

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Non Toxic Cleaning Workshop 
Saturday 23 June, 10am-1pm

Come along to this hands-on workshop to get easy and inexpensive tips on how to use non toxic alternatives in your home.

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