Plastic Free July - Free Online Event Series

Keen to reduce your waste, learn about sustainable fashion and give single-use plastics the flick from the comfort of your home?

Join us for our Plastic Free July online series. All activities are online and free, but bookings are essential (please click individual links below for details).

Meet author and passionate zero waste/plastic-free living advocate Lindsay Miles from Treading my Own Path. Whether you’re new to low waste living or a seasoned pro, you won’t want to miss this conversation with Lindsay.

In this online DIY workshop you’ll learn how to make simple toothpaste and deodorant recipes that won’t harm you or the environment.

The Story of Plastic takes a sweeping look at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution, its worldwide effects and how we can be part of the solution.

Join this fun and creative workshop and learn how to craft persuasive messages to MPs on recycled paper and handmade envelopes, asking for a ban on SUPS.

In this online demonstration and Q&A session you will learn everything you need to know about beeswax wraps. Beeswax wraps are a great way to reduce the use of plastic cling wrap to keep foods fresh.

Gather some mates and snacks, put your knowledge to test, have some laughs and win great prizes at our Plastic Free July trivia night.

Hear from the experts like Sandra Capponi (Good on You), Alex van Os (Op Shop to Runway), and Timothy Goh (The Social Outfit) with moderator Clare Press (Wardrobe Crisis), as they unpack the issues in our collective wardrobes and practical solutions to stylish and sustainable fashion.

Learn simple sewing mending techniques and make the clothes you love last longer. NO sewing machine necessary but there will be demonstrations of repairs done by machine as well as handsewing. 

  • DIY Ready to Sew reusable bag kit - All July

Make your own reusable bag with one of our 'Ready to Sew reusable bag' kits. You can pick up your FREE kit from the Customer Service Centre at Waverley Council (55 Spring St, Bondi Junction) or the Randwick's Lionel Bowen Library (669 -673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra).

This online series is part of this year's Plastic Free July celebrations by Seaside Scavenge, Plastic Free Bronte, Responsible Runners, Eastern Suburbs Boomerang Bags, Transition Bondi, The Wilderness Society, Protect Our 1 and Waverley Council.

 

WHEN

July 01, 2020 at 6pm - July 31, 2020

WHERE

Online

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.