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Our Sustainable Home: Room by Room

May 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Take a tour of your home and see how you can improve the sustainability outcomes in each room, at this interactive workshop.

Do you find yourself trying to make more conscious and sustainable choices in your life, but don’t always know where to begin? Perhaps you keep your reusable cup and shopping bag close, but are ready to do more?

Come and join us for an interactive workshop on living more sustainably in our homes, one room at a time.

Whether you’re a sustainability whiz, just starting out, or somewhere in the middle, this workshop has something for you. Perhaps it’s soft plastic recycling or reducing the number of products in your bathroom, or simply a home sustainability 101 refresher you’re after. Whatever it is, we’ve got you covered.

You’ll learn the simple steps to reduce your footprint at home (focusing on energy, water and waste) and the many resources online and in the community that can support this process. We’ll highlight environmental alternatives to traditional household items, the numerous ways you can minimise your consumption, and equip you to identify barriers and opportunities for change.

Bring along an empty spray bottle or larger glass jar (reusing an old one is perfect!), a notepad and pen, and we’ll provide the rest. Snacks and tea will be available.

This workshop will be facilitated by Green Living Centre staff and Madeleine Hill from Our Simple Gestures, an online platform helping people to minimise their environmental impact on the planet by making more informed choices in their home.

COVID-19 Safety:

  • A COVID-19 Safety Plan is in place for this event. All participants must provide contact details and observe good hygiene. Hand sanitiser will be available. Please endeavour to maintain a 1.5m distance from other attendees at all times.
  • Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell on the day of the workshop and are experiencing any of these symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, loss of taste or loss of smell. For information on COVID-19 symptoms visit NSW Health.
  • We will be monitoring the progress of the disease and will abide by any directives from NSW Health. If you have any safety concerns, please get in touch.

This workshop is being held by the Green Living Centre, an initiative of Inner West Council. Entry is free for residents of the Inner West Council area and priority will be given to Inner West residents. If you are unsure of your local government area you can search by address at the Office of Local Government website.

If you are not from the Inner West local government area please email education@greenlivingcentre.org.au to ask to be put on a waitlist.

If you have any questions please email education@greenlivingcentre.org.au or phone 0466 428 063.

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May 26, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Inner West Council Petersham Service Centre
2-14 Fisher Street
Petersham, NSW 2049 Australia


Green Living Centre
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