Sustainability Workshops

Design Smarter: Spend Less: Live Better

sustainable house

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

Recycling Tour 
Wednesday 23 August, 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. Fully Booked. Call 9847-4856 for inclusion on waiting list

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Compost and Worm Farming Workshop 
Tuesday 29 August, 9.30am

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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Movie Screening - "Tomorrow" 
Thursday 7 September 2017, 7pm

‘Tomorrow’ (2015) celebrates the efforts of grassroots communities across the globe reinventing agriculture, energy, the economy and education in an effort to find solutions to the growing environmental problems.

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Sustainable Garden Day and Native Plant Giveaway 
Saturday 23 September, 11am - 2pm

Come along and seek advice on a number of garden designs, whether it be waterwise, productive, native, or habitat garden. Be inspired by presenters and stalls, and collect your free native plants.

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Kids Native Bee Workshop 
Tuesday 26 September, 10am -12pm

Build your own bee hotel. Suitable for primary school aged children.

Fully Booked. Waitlist Available

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Compost and Worm Farming Workshop 
Friday 27 October, 9.30am

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.

Book online


 

Compost and Worm Farming workshop 
Saturday 4 November, 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.

Book online


 

Recycling Tour 
Thursday 16 November, 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.

Book online