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EDGE GreenWay is an afternoon and evening of nature, art and culture, a truly immersive experience happening along the GreenWay on Hawthorn Canal and at Iron Cove Bay. Join Tracy Graham, local designer and winner of the Sustainable Building Award Marrickville Medal 2016, for a talk on sustainable building design within the residential housing sphere. Tracy will talk about passive design principles and how to create energy efficient spaces. This is an opportunity to learn about sustainable materials, how to…
Convert your kitchen scraps to garden gold! Composting and worm farming are an easy and important step towards becoming a zero waste community. Come along to our workshop and find out how to convert your food and green waste into living soil. You’ll learn everything you need to know to set up and maintain a compost or worm farm of your own.
Prepare your garden for autumn and learn tips on planning your inner urban garden. Develop an understanding of site planning, crop rotation and companion planting in urban and small space gardens. Find out what to plant as the weather cools and how to prepare your plot or containers to get the best vegie crop.
Do you have a bunch of toys, clothes and books that your younger children have outgrown or didn’t ever use? Swap them for something ‘new’! The swap will be held in the ground floor meeting room of Newtown Neighbourhood Centre. We will have tables for clothes, toys and books for babies and children aged 0-5 years. Instructions: Bring up to six quality items that are clean and undamaged. Drop them off at the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre between 10-11am. You will be given one token for each item…
The GLC offers monthly one-on-one solar assessments, providing you with a 45 minute session with a solar expert to discuss whether installing solar PV on your house is right for you. Our advice is independent, impartial and free. Book in a session and bring quotes, electricity bills or other material you have with you for the best assessment possible. As numbers are limited preference will be given to residents of the Inner West Council area.