Be Sustainable with our Sustainable Living Program
Want to get more out of your garden, cut your power bills or minimise your impact on the environment? Find out how growing your own food and looking after the environment can be fun, healthy, educational and rewarding at our Sustainable Living Series.
Want to get more out of your garden, cut your power bills or minimise your impact on the environment? Find out how growing your own food and looking after the environment can be fun, healthy, educational and rewarding.
Our Sustainable Living Series Program gives you the opportunity to learn first-hand from sustainability experts, access resources and meet like-minded people to share knowledge and ideas.
Learn how to keep your home clean and garden pests under control without using chemicals, or get the low-down on where your recycling goes and what products are created from your recyclables.
There is no charge. The program runs from August through to November 2016.
Bookings are required for all workshops. Email: email@example.com or phone 9249 4665.
Saturday 27 August, 2–4pm
Learn how to grow your own food using a fun and space-saving vertical garden.
- Delahey Community Centre, 80 Copperfields Drive, Delahey
Sustainable House Day
Sunday 11 September, 11am–1pm
Learn from others and share your knowledge and experiences of creating an environmentally progressive home. Learn about the features of Brimbank’s Eco-Living Centre.
- Albion Community House – an EcoLiving Centre, opposite 62 Selwyn Street, Albion
Saturday 17 September, 11am–1pm
Discover four simple steps and five safe ingredients for a clean and healthy home. Learn easy cleaning tips, and discover how and why your home can be healthier without disinfectants and make their own green cleaning product to take home.
- Sydenham Library, 1 Station Street, Taylors Lakes
Tuesday 27 September, 11am–1pm
A fun and engaging workshop to help encourage children to find out how to save water in the home and in the garden.
- Deer Park Library, 4 Neale Road, Deer Park
Home grown day
Sunday 9 October, 10am–3pm
Learn about the essential ingredients to having a productive garden. Topics include productive garden design, soil management, fertiliser use, growing fruit and vegetables, seed propagation plus hands-on passata making in theafternoon.
Lunch is included and numbers are limited so bookings are essential.
- West Sunshine Community Centre, 25 Kermeen Street, Sunshine West
Organic pest control
Thursday 20 October, 1–3pm
Learn how to create a healthy garden including making natural pest sprays.
- St Albans Library, 71A Alfrieda Street, St Albans
Sunday 13 November, 1–3pm
Come along and find out where your recyclable items go and what products they get turned into. Come along to find out the latest information on what can and can't be accepted in your recycling bin.
- Visy Cares Hub, 80B Harvester Road, Sunshine.