Whitehorse City Council

Whitehorse Sustainable Living Week

Sustainability Week - 2018

Sustainable Living Week 2018
30 May – 7 June 2018

Highlights of Whitehorse Sustainable Living Week 2018 include:

Launch of Sustainable Living Week and the War on Waste workshop – with Craig Reucassel on 30 May
Craig will take you through his key learnings from his TV experience and what we can all do to support the War on Waste.

People, Places and the Environment on 31 May
Hear speakers from Kennedy Nolan Architects and SBLA Studio talk about a range of projects involving working with communities to make places that are good for people and the environment.

Movie Night: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power on Friday 1 June
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.

Clothes Swap: Fashion with a Conscience on Saturday 2 June
Bring along clothes that you have loved but no longer need and let someone else turn them into new treasures to love. Also Hear from Kirsta Hawkins on how making mindful fashion choices can avoid waste and lessen our impact on the planet.

The Rogue Ginger – an afternoon with Erin Rhoads on Saturday 2 June
Erin’s blog, The Rogue Ginger, quickly became one of Australia’s most popular eco-lifestyle websites; spend the afternoon listening to how Erin became zero waste and plastic free and how you can do it too!

Ask Costa: Gardening Forum hosted by Costa Georgiadis on Sunday 3 June
Come and join Costa for a morning of gardening discussions including an opportunity to ask Costa all your gardening questions and how you can be more sustainable in the garden. Three smaller workshops will follow where you could learn how to make you own garden sprays, how to garden in small spaces or the art of attracting beneficial insects and pollinators to your garden.

Watch Your Waste Tour on Tuesday 5 June
Follow your waste and recycling collection services with this fascinating tour. Participants will visit the SUEZ landfill in Hampton Park followed by the Whitehorse Recycling and Waste Centre.

Energy Forum: Take the Power Back on Wednesday 6 June
Do you want to be more energy efficient at home and save on your energy bills? Join an expert panel as they discuss issues such as climate change, home energy freedom and efficiency, and how to save with the best energy deals.