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Sustainable Events

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Advancing Sustainabilty

Friday 15th February 10am-4pm

Friday - Talks & Info Sessions

10:00-11:00

“How we can work together to reduce waste.” Cleanaway

11:00-12:00

“Recycling Superheroes” Tamworth Regional Council

12:30-2:00

Regional Waste Round Table

What is Waste?   – just a resource that hasn’t had the opportunity to reach it’s full potential.

Craig Reucassel, Tamworth Regional Council. Sustainable North West. Cleanaway. Tamworth Regional Landcare. High Tea with Mrs Woo. Eco-Waste.

2:00-3:00

“The Regional Perspectives on a Circular Economy”  Eco-Waste

3:00- 4:00

“Everyday Inventions for a better future”

Pitches for Sustainable Solutions

 

Friday 15th - Saturday 16th All Day

ALL DAY - Practical Workshops & Arts

All day

Bee Wax  Food Covers – Learn how to make and take home  a glad-wrap alternative

All day

Upcycle. Making T-shirt Bags – turn this waste into a versitile shopping bag.

10:00 - onwards

Art and Makers Space.

Watch the Fern House Workshop artists as they create a giant loom weaving, over the two day expo using reclaimed fabric.

Recycled Rubbish House – watch the team from the CRNL Library Innovation Studio as they create a 3 bedroom house out of cardboard. The public is welcome to come along and help decorate this space. Which represents the amount of rubbish an average Australian House create each year in landfill.

Sit down with local artists and enjoy some time making and creating. All welcome. You can learn the art of knitting and crochet. Bring along your unwanted wool, twine or fabric scraps and create a critter.

Saturday 16th February 10am-4pm

Saturday. Markets & Events

10:00-14:00

Sat. 16th Feb. Sustainable Market Day. Local produce, local crafts, local makers.

10:00-11:30

High Tea with Mrs Woo: Slow Wearing Fashion. Slow wearing concept and design. Wardrobe Edit and Clothes Swap

12:00-2:00

Sustainable solutions. Everyday Inventions for better future.

An opportunity for inventors to tell everyone (for 3 minutes) about their new product, approach or innovation when it comes to waste reduction and sustainability.

RSVP to talks, workshops & events here